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The 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards are now OPEN for entries.

These Awards recognise those who undertake high-quality engagement activities or have contributed to building capacity in this area. Up to 12 Awards will be made across three categories: Projects, Building Capacity, and Early Career Researcher.

Winning entries receive recognition for their achievements at the Awards Ceremony that will take place on Wednesday 10 July 2019. The winner of the VC’s Choice Award will also be announced at the ceremony and receive a prize of £1,500.

Closing date for Entries: Tuesday 02 April at 1700 hrs

Full information and application


Know someone who deserves their PER work to be recognised? Please encourage them to apply!

And don't forget that entries are open for activity by both individuals, groups and at departmental level.


Previous winners from MPLS include:

-          Penguin Watch (Dr Tom Hart, Zoology and Prof Chris Lintott, Physics)

-          Transforming Lion Killers into Lion Conservationists (Dr Amy Dickman, Zoology)

-          Chico Camargo (Physics)

-          Dr Alexy Karenowska (Physics)

-          Department of Earth Sciences for “Borrow the Moon”

-          Department of Physics Building Capacity Award

2017 Award Winners

2016 Award Winners