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ESRC launches 2019 Celebrating Impact Prize

ESRC launches 2019 Celebrating Impact Prize | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
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ESRC has launched its 2019 Impact Prize. 

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Dr Denise Barden of the University of Southampton receives top award for helping salons to save thousands

Dr Denise Barden of the University of Southampton receives top award for helping salons to save thousands | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A Southampton professor who has helped the hairdressing industry save billions by cutting energy and water use has been honoured with a national award

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Dr Denise Baden was winner of Outstanding Impact in Business and Enterprise in the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2018.

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Research Has Impact. Here's how. | From Poverty to Power

Research Has Impact. Here's how. | From Poverty to Power | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Irene Guijt, Oxfam GB’s head of research, puts me straight after my recent scepticism about the impact of research and draws some lessons from recent successes.
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Article cites ESRC's 2017 Impact Prize

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Rachel Aldred wins £10,000 award for policy contributions to cycling

Rachel Aldred wins £10,000 award for policy contributions to cycling | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

University of Westminster researcher Dr Rachel Aldred wins ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize.

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Dr Rachel Aldred was winner of the Outstanding Public Policy category in the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2016.

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Stop and search academic up for 'best newcomer' award

Stop and search academic up for 'best newcomer' award | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

An academic whose ground-breaking study of Police Scotland stop and search tactics helped prompt a change of policy, is up for a top award

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Artilce cites ESRC Impact shortlisted researcher Dr Kath Murray at Edinburgh University

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A Mountain of Dreams

A Mountain of Dreams | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

An Oxford University researcher’s short film about the rising youth unemployment in Uttarakhand will be part of university and school curriculum across the UK.

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Article cites ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2015 award

winner, Dr Jane Dyson, who is based at The University of Oxford

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Social geographer Jane Dyson awarded for Outstanding International Impact

Social geographer Jane Dyson awarded for Outstanding International Impact | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Oxford researcher Dr Jane Dyson has received an ESRC prize for Outstanding International Impact.

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Article cites Dr Jane Dyson and her prize for Outstanding International Impact at the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2015 awards

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Plain Packaging Reduces the Urge to Buy Cigarettes

Plain Packaging Reduces the Urge to Buy Cigarettes | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Plain tobacco packaging may reduce the likelihood of smokers seeking to obtain cigarettes by almost 10 percent compared to branded packs, according to research from England. The findings come amidst debate over whether a law introducing plain cigarette packaging in England and Wales could come into force in 2016.

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The co-author of the study, Dr Olivia Maynard, won an ESRC Impact Prize for her PhD research into plain packaging. 

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Plain packaging reduces 'cigarette-seeking' response by almost a tenth, says study

Plain packaging reduces 'cigarette-seeking' response by almost a tenth, says study | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Plain tobacco packaging may reduce the likelihood of smokers seeking to obtain cigarettes by almost 10 per cent compared to branded packs, according to research from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol.

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The co-author of the study, Dr Olivia Maynard, won an ESRC Impact Prize for her PhD research into plain packaging. 

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