A bumper year for HSS at the Research and Innovation Prizes

With Dr Zaki Wahhaj being Highly commended in the Kent Research and Innovation Community Prize

It’s been an unprecedented year in the University for the Division of Human and Social Sciences in terms of Research & Innovation Prizes. The winners received formal recognition of their exceptional contributions at a prize ceremony, as well as a funding or training allocation of £3,000.

The prizes celebrate the achievements of academic, professional services and technician staff across a range of areas and in particular, highlight activities that have had a transformative effect, creating new knowledge, benefiting a particular community, and supporting others in the research and innovation ecosystem.

This years winners from HSS are:

  • Starting Research Prize:

Winner – Dr Nikhil Sengupta

  • Consolidator Prize:

Highly commended – Dr Aleksandra Cichocka

  • Advanced Research Prize:

Joint winner (with Ann-Marie Towers)  Professor Karen Douglas

KE Collaboration Prize:

Winner – Dr Anna Brown

  • Technician of the Year:

Winner – Frank Gasking

  • Professional Services Support of the Year Prize:

Winner – Jacqueline Aldridge

  • 2022 Kent Research and Innovation Community Prize:

Joint winners  – Dr Lindsey Cameron and Dr Hannah Swift 

Highly commended – Dr Zaki Wahhaj 

Professor David Wilkinson, Director of the Division of Human and Social Sciences sent his best wishes to all the recipients:

‘I am so pleased for our academic and professional services colleagues in HSS who have received an R&I award. The breadth and number of awards, which span our academic and professional services, is especially pleasing. Congratulations to all awardees, and thank you for helping highlight the fantastic R&I activity within HSS, we very much appreciate it’.

Congratulations Everyone!!