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Queen’s University academic becomes Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

A Queen’s University Belfast academic has been recognised as a leading expert in her field after being named a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Nola Hewitt-Dundas

Professor Nola Hewitt- Dundas, who is a Professor in Innovation Management and Policy at Queen’s University Belfast, was given the fellowship because of the excellence and impact of her work.

The Academy’s Fellowship comprises distinguished social scientists from academia and the public, private and third sectors. They are drawn from across the full spectrum of the social sciences.

Through leadership, scholarship, applied research, policymaking and practice, the Fellows have helped to deepen the understanding of some of the toughest challenges facing our society and the world.

Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast, Professor Ian Greer, commented:

"I am delighted that Professor Nola Hewitt-Dundas has been conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. The conferment of this prestigious Fellowship recognises the excellence and impact of her scholarship and its contributions to social sciences for public benefit."

Will Hutton FAcSS, President of the Academy of Social Sciences, said: “The Academy of Social Sciences is delighted to welcome the Spring 2022 group of new Fellows to join our ranks – representing an excellent range of highly distinguished social scientists. We look forward to engaging with them in our work.”

Professor Hewitt-Dundas commented:

“I am delighted to join the many distinguished fellows of the Social Science Academy. I am grateful to have the opportunity to carry out research which has a positive impact and helps to solve some of the challenges we face as a society.”

The full list of Fellows is available here.


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