IHW success in MVLS engagement awards 2021

Projects led by IHW colleagues were among the winners of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS) Engagement with Research Awards 2021

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These awards are supported by the Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund and recognise and reward the inspiring people and projects that share our MVLS research with those outside the University.

The judging panel was greatly impressed by the quality of this year’s nominations, and those that responded positively to engaging communities during the COVID pandemic.

Award winners 

  • Breaking a lifetime of disadvantage by enhancing engagement of ethnic minorities in health research
    Glasgow Blood Pressure Clinic Team, ICAMS
  • Equally Safe At School
    MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, IHW

Award winner – Responding to Covid

Highly commended

  • Creative Insights
    MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, IHW
  • Parasites: Battle for Survival
    Wellcome Centre for Integrative Parasitology, iii

All projects were ambitious and creative. They widened the reach of the college's research, created new partnerships, and extended the engagement experience of research staff.

Winners receive a certificate and prize money either as a gift voucher or a larger sum towards a future public engagement activity.

Read more about the award-winning projects 

First published: 14 March 2018

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