On Tuesday 7th February 2017 the QMUL Engagement and Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 (#EEAwards17) recognised outstanding achievement in public engagement, academic enterprise, student enterprise and public relations across Queen Mary University of London.
The night showcased forty-two projects across fifteen awards demonstrating the exceptional work taking place at QMUL to share, enhance and apply research and teaching. Finalists included co-produced film projects, museum exhibitions, performance led social action and innovative media campaigns, academic innovation and student enterprise.
Opened by Professor Simon Gaskell, QMUL President and Principal, the prizes were presented by members of the QMUL senior executive, Lucy Hawking and Bruce Dickinson, under the stewardship of Matt Parker, Maths Comedian and QMUL Public Engagement Fellow.
Select the category titles below for information regarding all the finalists, including videos and the award winners.
Presented across six awards, the Public Engagement Category recognises projects that involve groups and individuals outside of higher education with research and learning.
Presented across three awards, the Media and Public Relations Category recognises efforts to share research through media and press work, from opinion pieces to YouTube.
Presented across four awards, the Academic Enterprise Category recognises the development of research-derived technology innovation and application.
Presented across two awards, the Student Enterprise Category recognises the entrepreneurial achievements and innovation of students and recent graduates.