Even with the challenges the COVID pandemic has brought we received some great nominations of staff doing amazing things! The judges had to make difficult decisions with such a strong field. You can find out the result of the judges' decision making by watching our event on YouTube.
Amy is the founder of the Women in Academia Support Network (WIASN), a global digital network of over 11,000 members.
Cesare supports the 'Italians in Manchester' community, a group of over 2000 Italian speakers, most recently providing help related to both the pandemic and Brexit.
Fidel is a mentor to a graduate intern and is also Chair of School Governors at a local primary school.
Sharon supports a self-help group for those bereaved by suicide. She also led on a national suicide bereavement survey.
Helen has been running 'Zoomba' during lockdown, so that staff and students can continue to access their exercise classses live.
Madonna has volunteered with a group of local mums 'Mums on a Mission' to collect and distribute food packages and other essentials to children and families in need across Manchester.
Martin is a leader with Bolton Mountain Rescue, as well as treasurer and trustee, providing support for over 10 years to members of the general public who need help whilst on the hills.
Rebecca volunteers at Reflecteen, bringing lasting change to the lives of young people through character and soft skills development and mentoring.