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Professor Julia Hörnle wins two awards at Queen Mary’s inaugural Research and Innovation Awards

The awards recognise the excellent people and teams that make creative, dynamic, and world-class research and innovation possible at Queen Mary.

Julia Hornle wearing glasses, a black jumper and pearls

The awards ceremony was held on 25 May at the Law Society to recognise he exceptional work and expertise delivered by team and individuals from across the university in eight categories.

Julia Hörnle, Professor of Internet Law at Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies, was the overall winner of the outstanding research supervisor award, making her the best research supervisor at Queen Mary. It recognises her ability to create an interdisciplinary research environment that fosters knowledge, research, and job opportunities. It also recognises her commitment to creating impact activities with external partners for her PhD students.

Professor Hörnle also won an award as part of an excellent interdisciplinary research project working on the Prevention of Gambling Harm. This is a project between three faculties across Queen Mary (public health, psychology, computer and data science, law) looking to develop an approach to minimise gambling-related harms. This includes research about:

  • Affordability and protecting against the abuse of data of vulnerable customers
  • Examining data-driven marketing and vulnerability
  • Improving the effectiveness of gambling blocks offered by banks and other protective measures taken by banks
  • Particular gambling behaviours and suicide and examining largescale banking data
  • Early identification of vulnerable or at-risk players through their gambling behaviours

Find out more about the work of the Prevention of Gambling Harm.

View the full list of winners of Queen Mary’s Research and Innovation Awards.

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