Congratulations UEL – medalist in the Podium Awards

At the recent Podium Awards, UEL was awarded two bronze medals in recognition of the university’s contribution to the upcoming London 2012 Games. The Podium Awards are a prestigious, one-off celebration which recognises the importance of higher and further education institutions in helping to deliver the games.

L-R: Dr. Yang Li, Prof. Allan Brimicombe, Prof. Keith Gilbert, Dr. Iain MacRury, Nirmal Borkhataria

UEL has been awarded bronze medals in two separate categories: The British Council Award for Innovative International Collaboration (higher education only) and the Research Councils UK (RCUK) Award for Exceptional Research Contribution. The medals were awarded to UEL for Games-time partnership with Team USA and its London-Rio: Olympic Cities research into the Olympic and Paralympic legacy for mega event host cities, respectively.

L-R: Dr. David Cosford, Sara Hazzard, Prof. Patrick McGhee (Vice Chancellor), Selena Bolingbroke, Nirmal Borkhataria, Gareth Greene, Mary Nicholls.

For more information about the awards, please click here for the UEL press release, and here for more information about Podium.

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