Warwick Professor of Sociology Dr Akwugo Emejulu has been recognised as one of the UK’s leading social scientists with the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Fellowships are awarded to academics who have not only made an outstanding contribution to research, but who have also applied their expertise to address current challenges in policy, education, society or the economy.
First study of the impact of academisation on teachers’ pay and progression to be led by Warwick economists
Warwick researchers will carry out the first detailed study into the impact of English schools’ conversions to autonomous academies on the teacher labour market, thanks to a grant awarded by the Nuffield Foundation.
Alex Toft, Head of Minerva Business Angels, part of the University of Warwick Science Park, has been named a Barclays Entrepreneur Awards Regional Icon. The awards are made to individuals who are local thought leaders of influence, who actively contribute to the development of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem, and who inspire others.
Two University of Warwick researchers have been elected as Fellows of the British Academy in recognition of their outstanding work. Professor Rebecca Earle (History) and Professor Mark Harrison (Economics) are among 52 new Fellows announced today by the prestigious institution, which supports and promotes the humanities and social sciences in the UK and around the world.
The University of Warwick’s commitment to creating an inclusive and safe campus for students with disabilities has been recognised by its peers with the award of the Association of University Directors of Estates University Impact Initiative of the Year Award 2020.