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A number of staff from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) have been honoured at an annual awards ceremony.

NDS staff who received awards at the awards ceremony in Oxford Botanic Garden.

The ceremony was held during the NDS Away Day Garden Party in the beautiful Oxford Botanic Garden on Thursday 9 September 2021.

Plaques and certificates were awarded to staff in recognition of their achievements and hard work by NDS's Deputy Head of Department Professor Ian Mills.

Congratulations to all the winners of the NDS Staff Awards

NDS Early-stage Researcher of the Year - Gurdeep Mannu

NDS Scientific Achievement of the Year - The ONE Study Team

NDS Team of the Year - HR Team

NDS Employee of the Year - Gkentiana Zavalani

NDS Citizen of the Year - Ian Mills

NDS COVID Champions

Administrative Staff - Louise King, Nicky Iyer, Susan Patchett, Lucy Davies, Lucy Paterson

Academic Researchers - Amy Cross, Lucia Cerundolo

Clinical Staff - Matthew Bottomley

Team Effort - Virtual Work Experience Team, NDS Events Team, Rutger Ploeg's QUOD Team, ORB/OCHRE and NDS Tissue Handling Team, Finance Team

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