Leading Humanities and Social Sciences academics recognised in new research excellence awards
Monday, 11 July 2016
The Research Excellence Awards are a new initiative introduced by the University as part of Oxford Brookes’ commitment to supporting research-active academics.
Professor Gary Browning, Associate Dean Research and Knowledge Exchange, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, explains: “The Research Excellence awards are a timely and positive initiative, allowing some of our most successful researchers to
press forward in their research. We are delighted that researchers across the Faculty have been recognised for their outstanding research projects, notably monographs and impact case studies. I am sure that the outputs they produce will be
Following a recent application period, the winners of the inaugural Research Excellence Awards from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences were as follows:
School of Education
Department of English and Modern Languages
Dr Simon White
Dr Dinah Roe
Department of History, Philosophy and Religion
Professor Roger Griffin
Professor Anne-Marie Kilday
School of Law
Department of Social Sciences
Professor Tina Miller
Professor Anna Nekaris
Researchers were able to apply for one of two levels of award worth either £10,000 or £20,000 which would contribute towards research leave or employment of a research assistant in supporting a project. The scheme is funded through the Central
Research Fund and is intended to provide enhanced support for research excellence. It complements Quality-Related Funding at Faculty and Department levels which supports research and knowledge exchange more broadly.
The intention of the university is to continue the scheme annually as part of Oxford Brookes’ investment in research excellence and in supporting the aims of the recently revised
Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategy 2016-2020.