Simon R. Stones BSc (Hons) MMRS AMRSB
Award-winning Patient Advocate, Consultant and Researcher
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Academic distinction, awards and prizes

  1. Postgraduate Researcher Oral Presentation Award, Runner-up, awarded by University of Leeds’ School of Healthcare, 2018.
  2. WEGO Health Award Healthcare Collaborator: PatientWinner, The 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards, 2017.
  3. Edgar Stene Prize, Winner, awarded by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), 2016.
  4. Making a Difference Award for Outstanding Public Engagement Initiative (Student), Winner, awarded by The University of Manchester, 2015.
  5. Volunteer of the Year Awards, Highly Commended, awarded by The University of Manchester, 2014.
  6. Level 1 Biology Tutorial Project, Team Winner, awarded by The University of Manchester, 2013.
  7. The Carol Lawrenson Prize for Effort and Achievement in Science, Winner, awarded by Runshaw College, 2012.
  8. Volunteering England Gold Award for Dedication in Volunteering, Winner, awarded by Volunteering England, 2012.
  9. V10 Award, awarded by vInspired, 2012.
  10. AS Biology Student of the Year, Winner, awarded by Runshaw College, 2011.
  11. AS Psychology Student of the MonthWinner, awarded by Runshaw College, May 2011.
  12. AS Biology Student of the Month, Winner, awarded by Runshaw College, April 2011.
  13. vImpact Award, awarded by vInspired, 2011.
  14. The Brian Brady Memorial Prize for Outstanding All-Round Contribution to School Life by a Senior Student, Winner, awarded by St. Joseph’s High School and Sports College, 2010.
  15. V50 Award, awarded by vInspired, 2010.
  16. The Eric Hester Award for Determination and Effort, Winner, awarded by St. Joseph’s High School and Sports College, 2009.
  17. Senior Students’ Bishop’s Award for Community and Service, Highly Commended, awarded by The Diocese of Salford, 2007.

Prize and award nominations

  1. WEGO Health Award Patient Leader HeroNominee, The 8th Annual WEGO Health Awards, 2019.
  2. WEGO Health Award Healthcare Collaborator: PatientNominee, The 8th Annual WEGO Health Awards, 2019.
  3. Postgraduate Researcher of the YearNominee, University of Leeds, 2018.
  4. WEGO Health Award Lifetime Achievement, Nominee, The 7th Annual WEGO Health Awards, 2018.
  5. Power List 2018Nominee, The Shaw Trust, 2018.
  6. Liebster Award, Nominee, Liebster Award, 2018.
  7. UK Blog Awards Health and Social Care CategoryNominee, UK Blog Awards 2018, 2018.
  8. UK Blog Awards International Influencer CategoryNominee, UK Blog Awards 2018, 2018.
  9. WEGO Health Award Best in Show: Twitter,Nominee, The 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards, 2017.
  10. WEGO Health award Lifetime AchievementNominee, The 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards, 2017.