Oxford University Vice Chancellor’s Award

Ordered Universe

Yesterday, July 1st, the Ordered Universe project was awarded a prestigious prize from the University of Oxford. Hannah, Tom and Giles submitted the project for the Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards, and we were one of six projects from over 80 entrants selected as prize winners. The awards were hosted by Merton College and the Academic Champion for Public Engagement, Professor Sarah Whatmore and the  Vice Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson.

Hannah, Giles and Brian represented the project at the ceremony, and Hannah received the prize: certificate and trophy. To be selected in such sterling company was both a privilege and testament to the maturity of our collaborations, and the efforts from the whole team to disseminate its insights to audiences beyond academe. Our submission focused on activities from 2013-2015, our public lectures, contribution to the Cheltenham Science Festival and the Being Human Festival, writing for the Conversation and other media…

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