Award for Excellence in Engagement with the Wider Community for the Centre on Constitutional Change

7 October 2015 01:00–8 October 2015 00:59

CHSS Recognition Awards 2015

Staff have been honoured at the 2015 College Recognition Awards Ceremony.

The prizes recognise the outstanding work of staff throughout the College of Humanities and Social Science.

The Centre on Constitutional Change won the award for Excellence in Engagement with the Wider Community. A multi-institutional research centre hosted within the School of Social and Political Science, the Centre and the School are now widely recognised as the pre-eminent authority on constitutional issues.

In the run up to the Scottish referendum, the team provided accessible, impartial and trustworthy information through 79 events, workshops and seminars, as well as and wider media communications, with outlets including the BBC World Service, Sky News, Radio 4, CNN, hundreds of citations in the print media.

As a result of their work with the Centre, CHSS academics were quoted in hundreds of publications around the world and given interviews with journalists from Tokyo to Toronto and St Petersburg to Paisley.