Awards for Excellence

Property Management

ISSN: 0263-7472

Article publication date: 1 September 2004



(2004), "Awards for Excellence", Property Management, Vol. 22 No. 4.



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Awards for Excellence

Awards for Excellence

Jacqui DalyThe College of Estate Management, Whiteknights, Reading, UKStuart GronowUniversity of Glamorgan, Swansea, UKDave JenkinsSchool of Technology, University of Glamorgan, Treforest, UKandFrances PlimmerThe College of Estate Management, Whiteknights, Reading, UK

are the recipients of the Journal's Outstanding Paper Award for Excellence for their paper

“Consumer behaviour in the valuation of residential property: a comparative study in the UK, Ireland and Australia”

which appeared in the Property Management, Vol. 21 No. 5, 2003

Dr Jacqui Daly is a residential analyst at DTZ Research. Her work primarily involves residential investment and development consultancy, but she also provides research support to DTZ Residential. Prior to DTZ, she was employed as a researcher at the College of Estate Management in Reading where she was involved in consultancy work for the government (ODPM), the RICS and Pat Allsops Charitable Trust. While at the college she also lectured on various undergraduate and postgraduate courses and continues to deliver research seminars at the college. She obtained a BSc in Estate Management Surveying in 1995 and a PhD in 2001 from the University of Glamorgan Wales for research who examined residential valuation practice in the UK and overseas. Professionally, she is a member of the Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ILTM), the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers in Ireland (IPAV), and the Society of Property Researchers (SPR). Jacqui is an outdoor person who enjoys horse riding, walking and cycling. In the last few years she has also become an avid fan of skiing (and après ski).

Dr Stuart Gronow PhD, MA, BSc is an Emeritus Professor, Real Estate Appraisal, University of Glamorgan. Stuart graduated from the College of Estate Management in London in 1968 intending to be an agricultural auctioneer but after working for the valuation office and a local building society decided in 1975 that academia and he had something to offer each other. Stuart has lectured in Property Valuation for over 25 years. He gained his Masters degree in 1980 from Reading University and from 1985 took the responsibility for research in his department at the University of Glamorgan. He was promoted to Reader in 1990 and to Professor of Real Estate Appraisal in 1995. He has published widely and lectured in China, Malaysia and Australia where he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Queensland. Stuart has supervised 17 successful research degrees including 12 PhDs and was awarded his own PhD in 2001. He retired from the Gower Peninsula in 1999 and since then has busied himself with triathlon training, canoeing, surfing, fishing, snowboarding, learning Welsh (A level), gardening under the strict supervision of his wife Jane and supporting the local RNLI station where he is sometimes allowed to drive the launching tractor. Stuart continues to be involved in education as an external examiner and as an external adviser at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji.

David Jenkins BSc (Est Man) MPhil FRICS is a Reader in Land Economy at the University of Glamorgan. David spent 20 years as a surveyor working in industry and local government before joining Glamorgan as a Senior Researcher in 1993. David teaches real estate appraisal and urban policy on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. He is also an active researcher, with interests in technology transfer, price/ value theory and market analysis. He has published widely including a book on residential valuation and has supervised a dozen students for higher degrees. He has been involved in collaboration and consultancy with several universities in the UK, Europe and Asia as well as with private companies and government bodies. Extra mural interests include theology (he is a lay preacher and spent 4 years as a pastor of a Baptist church), walking (especially in his beloved Brecon Beacons) and cycling. He is married to Gaynor and has two daughters, Catherine and Sarah, a son, Daniel and two grandsons, Calum and Ben.

Frances Plimmer Dip Est Man, MPhil, PhD, FRICS, IRRV is a Chartered Surveyor who has spent most of her professional career as an academic. Formerly a Senior Lecturer and Reader, she currently holds two half-time Research posts, one at The College of Estate Management and one at Kingston University. Her teaching has concentrates on a range of valuation issues, including property taxation, and research methods; and her research interests include property taxation and the mutual recognition of professional qualifications. She has written and presented papers on her research interests widely including and has successfully supervised six post-graduate awards. She is a visiting lecturer to Hong Kong University, the RICS's delegate to FIG's Commission 2 (Professional Education), a member of both the ILT and the IAAO and an Editor of Property Management.

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