Academy Fellows’ successes in the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prizes 2021

Many congratulations to Professor Alexander Betts FAcSS (University of Oxford), Professor Paul Mizen FAcSS (University of Nottingham) and Professor Monder Ram (Aston University) who have won or been shortlisted for the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2021.

The awards are announced once a year and recognise some of the ways in which ESRC-funded research impacts society and the economy. As well as demonstrating the impact of their work and  its relevance and importance to society, winners are contributing to policy debates and their influence will continue in years to come.

Fellows were shortlisted in the following categories for their projects:

Outstanding International Impact

Professor Alexander Betts FAcSS, University of Oxford (Winner)
Team application: Refugee Studies Centre
Project: Refugee-Led Social Protection During COVID-19

Outstanding Business and Enterprise Impact

Professor Monder Ram FAcSS, Aston University (Winner)
Team application: Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CRÈME)
Project: Entrepreneurial Responses to the Pandemic: Supporting Microbusinesses and Promoting Inclusion.

Outstanding Public Policy Impact

Professor Paul Mizen FAcSS, University of Nottingham (Finalist)
Finalist; Team application: Decision Maker Panel

Visit ESRC’s website to learn more about the Celebrating Impact Prize 2021