AWARDS

Each year we recognise staff, students and community members that have made a difference to our universities and wider communities. A full list of awards and information on how to apply is provided below. *Please note that the deadline for the 2022 R3 Awards has now passed and we will reopen applications in Spring 2023. 

 

R3 AWARDS 2021/22

AWARD FOR RESEARCH EXCELLENCE

Amy Townsend-Lowock

Third Year, Drama BA

Nominated for her practice-based dissertation 'Our Fruits' (2022). 

AWARD FOR ANTI-RACIST SCHOLAR ACTIVISM

Artemis Christinaki

PGR, SEED and HCRI

Nominated for her PhD dissertation on the role psychosocial support in the refugee camps of Greece.

Amina Beg

Second Year, Drama and Film Studies BA

Nominated for their contributions to decolonial curricular and cultural projects on campus and in the community.

AWARD FOR INCLUSIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

Dr Mihaela Popa-Wyatt

Lecturer in Philosophy

Nominated by their students for delivering a film club covering topics of racism and global inequality. 

 

R3 Award for Research Excellence

This award recognises student researchers who through their scholarship have made valuable contributions in any of the following areas:

  • Understanding the social, economic, political and cultural legacies of slavery, colonialism and apartheid in the societies in which we live and work;

  • Examining the ways in which People of Colour have thought about their experience of racial oppression and their agency to transform societies, cultures and ideas; 

  • Documenting the approaches that People of Colour have employed to resist and transform racial regimes, including the formation of cultural and political movements;

  • Developing new approaches to the study of race through engagement with Critical Race Theory and feminist, queer and indigenous methodologies.

Staff, students and community members are invited to nominate undergraduate or postgraduate students for this award by submitting a short (no more than 250 words) statement of support to: racerootsresist@gmail.com 

 

R3 Award for Outstanding Contributions to Anti-Racist Scholar Activism

This award recognises students who extend their growing knowledge and skills in service to community groups, campaigns and movements for racial justice. Staff, students and community members are invited to nominate undergraduate and postgraduate students for this award by submitting a short (no more than 250 words) statement of support to racerootsresist@gmail.com.

 

R3 Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Promotion of Inclusive Learning Environments

This award recognises staff and students whose activities have meaningfully enhanced the experience and opportunities of racially minoritised students on campus. Activities might include:

  • Curriculum innovation and/or engagement with anti-racist and culturally responsive pedagogies in the classroom;

  • The formation and operation of inclusive student societies, cultural programming, and anti-racist initiatives on campus;

  • Mentorship, advocacy and support.

Staff, students and community members are invited to nominate a staff member or student for this award by submitting a short (no more than 250 words) statement of support to racerootsresist@gmail.com