A bumper year for HSS at the Research and 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.

It’s been an unprecedented year in the University for the Division of Human and Social Sciences in terms of Research & Innovation Prizes.

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!!