Principal's Public Engagement Award for Early Career Researcher

  • Wicks, Laura C (Recipient)

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


    The prize recognises a researcher's abilities to reach new audiences not already engaged with research, and that can demonstrate a lasting impact on the public. Laura received the prize for her outreach work on the Changing Oceans Expedition, when she created and updated daily a website detailing the exciting research they were undertaking at sea.The blog was viewed over 23,000 times by people all around the world, and was featured by the BBC, Irish Times and Hebridean News, as well as a host of research institutions.

    Awarded at event

    Event titlePrincipal's Public Engagement Award
    LocationEdinburgh, United KingdomShow on map
    Period1 Jan 2012