Tagged: awards

Old Lace; New Life – How Knowledge Exchange Makes a Real Difference

“I had stopped some of the activities that I used to and I didn’t recognise myself anymore. Then I decided to take part in this experiment and in a week I’d made great progress in getting back a bit of …

Emerging Researcher title awarded to St Mary’s University academic

An academic at St Mary’s University, Twickenham has been awarded the ‘Emerging Researcher’ title from the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports. Dr Neil Bezodis, Senior Lecturer in St Mary’s School of Sport, Health and Applied Science specialises in researching sprint acceleration and …

Leeds Trinity Professor awarded MERL fellowship to explore rat control in British agriculture

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Professor Karen Sayer has received this year’s Gwyn E. Jones Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) fellowship for her project on ‘Rural Boundaries: the control of rats and mice in British agriculture c. 1800-2001’. ​The Museum of English Rural Life, …

Writtle academics achieve top awards to extend agricultural research

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Two Writtle College academics have been given top awards to enable them to push forward research in their areas. Dr Nicola Blackie, Senior Lecturer in Animal Science (Livestock Production and Welfare), is one of only five recipients nationally of bursaries …

St Mary’s University academic shortlisted for research award

Stuart Oliver, Programme Director for the undergraduate Geography programme at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, has been shortlisted for an award for his work on geographical research. Stuart was nominated for the Wiley–Blackwell Publishers Area Prize for New Research in Geography for his …

Leeds Trinity PhD student awarded recognition of excellence for thesis

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A PhD student supervised by Leeds Trinity University has been awarded a recommendation of research excellence for her thesis. ​Dr Helen Kingstone passed her Viva in November 2013, successfully defending her thesis: ‘Victorian Negotiations with the Recent Past: History, Fiction, Utopia’, …

University of Worcester PhD Student awarded european essay prize

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A University of Worcester PhD student has been awarded a prestigious accolade by the influential European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and the Environment (EASLCE). Pippa Marland, who is studying for a doctorate in Ecocriticism, has won the …

CREST members receive HR Excellence in Research awards

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Two members of the Consortium for Research Excellence, Support and Training (CREST) – the University of Chichester and Glyndŵr University – have joined a growing network of HEIs across Europe and the UK in gaining the HR Excellence in Research …

New award for short story authors

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A new literary award for short story authors has been launched in East Sussex. The Charleston and Chichester award for a lifetime’s excellence in short fiction recognises long-standing creativity in writing. The winner will be revealed next week at the …

University of Worcester Professor Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

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A University of Worcester professor has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2013 British Psychological Society (BPS) Book Award after co-authoring a student textbook. Professor Elizabeth Peel, a professor of Psychology and Social Change, wrote ‘Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer …

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