Public Engagement

Media and Public Relations Awards

Best Opinion/Comment Piece – This award is given to an academic who has written a persuasive and engaging piece which helps to shape public opinion or presents a unique analysis of their research.

Jonathan Kennedy - Best Opinion/Comment PieceWinner:
Jonathan Kennedy, Blizard Institute

Finalists:
Peter Hall, Blizard Institute

Lucas Lucasa, School of Mathematical Sciences

 

Best Published Research Campaign – This award is given to an academic who has worked with the PR team to develop a successful media campaign for a research paper published in a peer-reviewed journal.

Magda Osman - Best Published Research CampaignWinner:
Magda Osman, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Finalists:
Georgios Skiadopoulos and Renato Faccini, School of Economics and Finance

Carla Valentine, Pathology Museum

Dave Michels, Centre for Commercial Law Studies

 

Queen Mary Rising Star – This award is given to a PhD candidate or early career researcher who has established a media profile in recent years through their research at Queen Mary.

Hannah Mawdsley - Queen Mary Rising StarWinner:
Hannah Mawdsley, School of History

Finalists:
Jahnavi Daru, Blizard Institute