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Research and Impact Early Career Awards

ECR and Impact Awards

The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce the launch of its Research and Impact Early Career Awards. The inauguration of these awards coincides with the recent launch of the University’s ‘Excellence with Purpose’ strategy document, with its particular focus on rewarding student and staff innovation.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Best PhD thesis (two awards to the value of £500 each)

  • Best PhD thesis with potential for research impact (two awards to the value of £500 each)

  • Best article by a postdoctoral/early career researcher (two awards to the value of £500 each)

  • Most impactful research by a postdoctoral research/ early career researcher (two awards to the value of £500 each)

Full details and how to apply will be confirmed shortly.

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CADRE, PGR, postgraduate research students