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Dr Mónica Moreno Figueroa - Winner of the University of Cambridge Pilkington Prize 2017

last modified Feb 22, 2017 02:10 PM

The Department of Sociology is pleased to announce that Dr Mónica Moreno Figueroa, Lecturer in Sociology, is the recipient of one of this year’s Pilkington Teaching Prizes in recognition of excellence in teaching at the University of Cambridge.

The Pilkington Prize awards were inaugurated in 1994 and endowed by Sir Alastair Pilkington to acknowledge excellence in teaching. The prizes are awarded to individuals who make a substantial contribution to the teaching programme of a Department, Faculty or the University as a whole. There are twelve prizes awarded each year, with nominations made by each School.  The prizes are awarded annually by the Vice-Chancellor.

Details on previous prizewinners can be found here.

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The Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge is a world-leading centre for teaching and research in Sociology, consistently ranked first in UK league tables by The Guardian, The Times, and the Independent.

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Dr Mónica Moreno-Figueroa, Pilkington Teaching Prize Winner and Senior Lecturer in Sociology, explains why it is important to study Sociology and how she helps her students to engage with the course at Cambridge.

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