The Vice-Chancellor’s ‘Public Engagement with Research’ Awards

“Public Engagement is essential if universities are to maximise their value to wider society”

(Professor Mary Stuart, 2017)

PLEASE NOTE: Nominations for the 2018 awards are now closed – we look forward to announcing and presenting the awards at Public Engagement for All with Research at Lincoln (PEARL) conference on 21st March 2018.

The new Vice-Chancellor’s ‘Public Engagement with Research’ awards will recognise staff and students who have made outstanding contributions to engaging people and communities beyond the University of Lincoln in knowledge and discovery. Nominations for individuals or teams are welcomed from members of the public/staff/students.

Winning teams/staff will receive a certificate and monetary award through the staff merit award system for spending in a combination of personal reward and investment into future public engagement; winning students will receive a certificate and vouchers. Up to two awards will be made annually in each category (staff and students).

Any questions can be directed to the PEARL Team ( or Rosie Damarell (, HR.