Our Research Engagement and Impact Awards celebrate excellence in research that addresses real world problems and changes the world around us.
We are delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Research Engagement and Impact Awards. The judges were impressed with the variety of approaches being taken to engage communities locally, nationally and internationally with a wide range of important research questions. The shortlisted researchers and projects are:
Alex Arnall (Global Development): Giving a voice to islanders in the Maldives
Susanne Clausen (Art): Reading International – International Art Projects Activate the Community
Neil Crosby (Real Estate and Planning): Leading the development of international property appraisal methodology
Carol Fuller (Education, Language and Learning): Marvellous Mums
Weizi Li (Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting): Predicting NHS outpatient attendance to reduce "Did-Not-Attend (DNA)" in Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Rachel McCrindle (Biomedical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering): Transforming CPD for Primary Care Medical Practitioners: a University of Reading and Red Whale Knowledge Transfer Partnership
Tom Oliver (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology): Changing mind sets to improve well-being and deliver pro-environmental behaviour
Mark Tibbett (Sustainable Agricultural and Food Systems): Restoring plant diversity in a biodiversity hotspot
Jacqui Turner (History): Astor100: Challenging the male narrative in Parliament
Sakthi Vaiyapuri (Pharmacy): Venomous Snakebites: Rapid Action Saves Lives
Grady Walker (Global Development): Using video to initiate farmer dialogue with local government in Mukono, Uganda
Sue Walker (Typography): Celebrating a female pioneer of graphic design: Marie Neurath and picturing science for children
We will announce the winners after Easter and will update this page with plans for the awards celebration as soon as possible.