Excellence in Impact Awards

Join us to celebrate amazing stories of social sciences making a difference!

Congratulations to all the Winners and Highly Commended awardees of the O²RB Excellence in Impact Awards 2021! 

The Excellence in Impact Awards recognise and reward the successes of social science researchers from across the O²RB Partnership*, and their non-academic partners, who have achieved outstanding economic and societal impacts through their research. The overall winners each receive a prize of £2,000 towards further impact activities, and a dedicated film about their research impact to be screened on the night.

Registration is now open to join the live-streaming of the O²RB Excellence in Impact Awards on 19th October 2021 from 6pm.

Join us to watch the prize-giving ceremony, hear the inspirational stories of our winners’ impact journeys, and watch the prize-winners' dedicated impact films:


Should you wish to register for the event without using eventbrite, please email esrciaa@socsci.ox.ac.uk.

*Through the University of Oxford’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Impact Acceleration Account (IAA), the O²RB Partnership brings together the research communities of the University of Oxford, The Open University, Reading University and Oxford Brookes University, to celebrate and share their collective research impact successes.

Contact us

For more information about the O²RB Excellence in Impact Awards, please contact Becky Launchbury, ESRC IAA Manager, esrciaa@socsci.ox.ac.uk

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