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Good Luck and Congratulations!

December was unusually busy and January has also seen a great deal of activity around bids being submitted and awarded, with Schools winning consultancy contracts, research grants and organising Short Courses and Master Classes.  For DEC, congratulations are due to Chris Benjamin for his consultancy contract with TMSS, to Jonathan Cobb, Zulfiqar Khan, Reza Sahandi and Ian Swain respectively for securing match-funding for studentships and good luck to Siamak Noroozi and David Newell with their forthcoming short courses.

For HSC congratulations are due to Caroline Ellis-Hill for her award from the NIHR, to Jonathan Parker for winning both an award and a consultancy contract, to Anthea Innes for her consultancy contract with ECE Architecture, to Peter Thomas for his two consultancy contracts, and good luck to Sarah Cheesman with her short courses and also to Sue Way, Denyse King, and Alison Taylor with theirs.

Congratulations to the MS for Jian Zhang’s award for Intuitive Motion Data Retrieval and Synthesis, to Stuart Allan’s for his Gambrinus Fellowship, to Melanie Gray and Mike Molesworth for their consultancy contracts with Revelation Marketing, to Stephanie Farmer for her consultancy contracts, with Micronav and YYS International, and good luck to David McQueen with his short course on Media policy post-Leveson. 

For ST congratulations go to Heather Hartwell for securing match-funding for a studentship, to Adam Blake for his contract for a collaborative project with Price Waterhouse Cooper for delivery to HMRC and good luck to Richard Gordon with his forthcoming short courses, including training diplomatic staff.

For ApSci, congratulations are due to Emma Jenkins for her Early Career Researcher award from the AHRC, to Andrew Ford who, in addition to winning two NERC awards, has also secured consultancy contracts with Anesco and the Intellectual Property Office, to Genoveva Esteban for her KTP with Sembcorp Bournemouth Water Ltd, to Dave Parham for his consultancy contract, to Laura Basell and Tim Darvill for their awards from English Heritage, and to Richard Stillman, who has won had an award from Natural England, and secured contracts with DEFRA and the Marine Management Organisation. 

For applications and bids submitted, good luck to George Filis in the BS, who has submitted an application to the European Commission for a Marie Curie IAPP, and Dinusha Medis’ for an application to the Intellectual Property Office to investigate 3D Printing and IP Implications for SMEs, and to Heather Hartwell of ST for her application to the European Commission for a Marie Curie IAPP award, to Lisa Stuchberry for her two contracts with Bournemouth Borough Council,  and with Bangor University, Bournemouth and Pool College and Weymouth and Portland Borough Council, to Heather Hartwell for her British Academy application, to Keith Hayman for his tender, and to Jon Hibbert with his Bournemouth Borough Council contract.

Good luck to Abdelhamid Bouchachia (DEC) for his application to the European Commission for an award to investigate Cognitive Robot Companion for Dynamic Learning, and to Tian Feng, Hongnian Yu and Keith Phalp who are also applying to the European Commission, to Zulfiquar Khan for his application to the World Bank and his forthcoming conference on Advances in Engineering Design and their Industrial Applications, to Sarah Williams for her application to the Health Foundation, to Andrew Mayers with his application to the Department for Education,  and to Jacqui Taylor for her HEA application.

In HSC, good luck goes to Keith Brown who is applying for three separate KTPs, and also contract for research with Somerset County Council, to Caroline Ellis-Hill for her application to The stroke Academy, to Anthea Innes, who has submitted an application to the European Commission, another to the MRC and a consultancy contract with Guild Care, to Peter Thomas who has submitted an application to NIHR, to Edwin Van Teijlingen for his application,  to Sarah Hean for her contract with the Health Foundation, to Association for Medical Education in Europe, to Lee-Ann Fenge-Davies for her HEA application and to Clare Cutler’s contract with the Alzheimer’s Society.

Good luck is due to Jian Zhang (MS) who has submitted two European Commission applications, to Heather Savigny with her AHRC application, Lihua You who has an application in to the Royal Academy of Engineering, Dean Wright with his consultancy contract with the iHEED Institute, and to Tom Watson with his application to The Arthur W. Page Center.

Finally good luck in ApSci to Adrian Newton, who has applications submitted to NERC and to the Yayasan Sime Darby Foundation, to Richard Stillman for his application to the Leverhulme and to Daniel Franklin for his NERC application and Mark Maltby for his AHRC application, to Rob Britton for his application to the The Fisheries Society Of The British Isles, to Tim Darvill with his English Heritage contract, to Bronwen Russell with her consultancy contract with Waddeton Park Ltd, and good luck to David Ossleton with his series of short courses for Forensic Lawyers.

Best wishes

Matthew

The Research Blog wins a GOLD Heist award!

Last week the BU Research Blog won a prestigious Gold Heist Award in the Best Internal Communication Campaign category at a glittering awards ceremony in Leeds. HURRAY! 😀

The Best Internal Communication Campaign category examines awareness campaigns aimed at staff, students or both. Judges were looking for a project with the purpose of improving internal knowledge, awareness and engagement. There were 10 institutions short-listed in the category.

The judges commented that the Research Blog was a innovative within the sector and a ‘great way to motivate and engage with staff, bringing a sense of community’.

The Heist Awards have grown continually over the past 20 years to become the premier awards programme for Education Marketing within further and higher educaton and its aim is to recognise and celebrate professionalism and innovation in the sector.

Thank you to everyone who contributes to the Research Blog by subscribing to the daily digest, adding posts, alerting us to news stories, adding comments, etc, and also to CEMP for designing and maintaining the Blog.

BU Research Blog is short-listed for a national award!

Hurray! The BU Research Blog has been short-listed for a Heist Award in the Best Internal Communication Campaign category. The Heist Awards have evolved over the last 20 years to become the premier awards programme for marketing in the sector and exist to recognise and celebrate professionalism and innovation in education marketing.

The Best Internal Communication Campaign category is for awareness campaigns aimed at staff, students or both and the judges are looking for a project with the purpose of improving internal knowledge, awareness and engagement.

Just to get short listed is a great achievement so thank you to everyone who contributes to and reads the Research Blog and who has made it a success.

The awards event will take place on Thursday 31 May in Leeds. Fingers crossed we win! 😀