Skip to content

Toggle service links

You are here

  1. Home
  2. Events
  3. Research Excellence Awards

Research Excellence Awards

The OU Research Excellence Awards recognise outstanding research and celebrate achievement within the OU research environment.

They began in 2018, followed by a special 2019 programme which featured a 50th Anniversary Prize.

The Awards are back again for 2022 and this year the categories include:

  • Outstanding Research Project
  • Environmental Sustainability Award
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award
  • Best External Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange
  • Outstanding impact on: 
    • Research on Society and Prosperity, or
    • Research on Teaching, Curriculum and Students
  • Covid-19 Award
  • Early Career Researcher
  • Best Research Support Team
  • PGR-related awards: 
    • PRG Student Awards
    • Outstanding Supervisor Award
  • Best Technician/Technical Team of the year

The winners will be announced at a awards ceremony in London, in September. 

If you have any questions about the process, email the Research Excellence Awards team.