Vice-Chancellor's Public Engagement with Research Awards
Making a difference through research
The inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation & Engagement Awards will recognise and celebrate the wide range of ways in which research undertaken at the University of Oxford makes a positive difference to the economy, the environment, and society.
Winning entries receive recognition for their achievements at the Vice-Chancellor's Innovation and Engagement Awards on 6 September 2022. The Vice-Chancellor's Choice winner(s) will also be announced at the ceremony and receive a prize of £2,000.
Find out more and apply: Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation & Engagement Awards 2022
Vice-Chancellor's Public Engagement with Research Awards 2019
The winners received recognition for their achievements at the Awards Ceremony that took place on Wednesday 10 July 2019 at Keble college, University of Oxford. You can read more about the winning projects and people here: VC PER Awards 2019 Brochure
Professor Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor says: “It is inspiring to see the positive impact these activities have both on research and on the individuals and communities that have been involved, from Cambodian villages to 'Baby Higgs' hunters and the children of imprisoned mothers.”
You can view the films below on three of the winning and highly-commended projects and people from this year's Awards to give you a flavour of the Public Engagement with Research that takes place at Oxford.
How do badgers respond to scents from other species? (Early Career Researcher Category; Highly-Commended)
Engagement at the Pitt Rivers Museums (Building Capacity, Award Winner)
Victorian Light Night... Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth Century Perspectives (Projects Category, Award Winner)
Details of the previous VC PER Awards can be found here:
2017 - Brochure, award ceremony film (2017)
2016 - Brochure, award ceremony film (2016)