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In Pictures: Vice-Chancellor's Research Prizes 2019

On Monday 9 December, the winners of the Vice-Chancellor's Research Prizes 2019 were announced in a special celebration event in Riddel Hall.

Managed by the Research Policy team, Research and Enterprise Directorate, this is the 8th year of the Vice-Chancellor's Prizes, which celebrate and acknowledge the significant contribution made by researchers at all levels across the University.

The Prizes identify and reward excellence, and reflect the University's commitment to developing innovative and impactful research and to providing a supportive research environment.

Award Winners


Postdoctoral Research Prize

Dr Stephanie Craig, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology


Early Career Researcher Prize

Dr Nicola Irwin, School of Pharmacy


Research Innovation Prize

Dr Richard Turkington, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences


Research Engagement Prize

Dr Fiona Murphy and Dr Evi Chatzipanagiotidou, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics


Research Impact Prize

Professor Laura Lundy, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work


Support for Research Award

Dr Alice Dubois, Faculty of MHLS Postdoctoral Development Centre


Research Culture Prize

Professor Simon Cotton and the Centre for Wireless Innovation, Faculty of EPS