Durham geographer, Dr. Peter Atkins awarded Vice-Chancellor's Prize for Excellence in Doctoral Supervision
(7 June 2006)
Peter Atkins has been awarded a prize for excellence in doctoral supervision. The citation he received commended: "...his commitment to his research students, his reflective approach as evidenced by his ‘supervisory manifesto’, his understanding of the needs of international students and ability to meet them, his strategic approach to the recruitment of research students, and his support for publication, particularly through joint publication. It noted the strong confirmation of excellence in these and other areas from the supporting statements of his former students."