Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research

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Prize winners for outstanding research

6 February 2018

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Professor Sarah Vickerstaff, Professor Stephen Peckham and Professor Peter Taylor-Gooby from the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research have been selected by a panel led by Professor Philippe De Wilde, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation, to receive Advanced Research Prizes.

The Advanced Research Prize is awarded to exceptional leaders in terms of originality and significance of their research contributions over the past decade and one of the recipients within the category is also designated as the University winner for that category. Congratulations to Professor Peter Taylor-Gooby for winning the University Prize and to Professor Sarah Vickerstaff and Professor Stephen Peckham for each winning a Faculty Prize for Social Sciences. This is a very well-deserved recognition of their excellent research and a great result for the School.

An evening awards ceremony will be held on 27 April to celebrate all the winners and the excellent and innovative research taking place at Kent.

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