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Engagement and Place Awards 2024

Our Engagement and Place Awards recognise and celebrate great examples of collaboration with different publics. They showcase how the benefits of our research and teaching go beyond the University.

About the Awards

We honour projects displaying the diverse ways University colleagues and students work with external partners and communities.

The awards recognise many innovative collaborations between the University and its external partners. These bring value to the social, cultural and economic wellbeing in our city, region and across the globe.

Please find below the final three nominees in each of our six categories for the Engagement and Place Awards 2024.

Engaging for Health, Wellbeing and Societal Benefit

This category celebrates projects that deliver benefits to society through collaboration with partners in the public, health and voluntary sectors.

Engaging Globally

This category celebrates international engagement projects that address global challenges through our research or teaching.

Engaging for Cultural Benefit

This category recognises collaborative projects that contribute to the vibrancy and cultural richness of our place through our expertise in creative arts practice, culture and heritage.

Engaging with Policy and Practice

This category recognises engagement projects that inform local, national and international policy.

Inclusive Education, Life Long Learning and CPD

This category showcases collaborative projects that support equality of opportunity across the entire student lifecycle. This ensures continued commitment to improving fair access to higher education.

Early Career Researcher

This category recognises the varied engagement practice undertaken by researchers in the early stages of their research careers, either doctoral students or early career researchers.