Andrea Walsh, anthropology, shortlisted for International award

(July 25, 2017) Andrea Walsh, anthropology, was one of six applications shortlisted for the Professor Sir David Watson Award. Walsh was shortlisted for her Residential and Indian Day School Art Research (RIDSAR) contributing to reconciliation in Canada and resurgence in Indigenous communities through art based collaborative research and exhibition practices.

The winner will be announced in September. Walsh was the only shortlisted entry outside of the UK.

The new international awards scheme launched by the University of Brighton in memory of its former Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Watson who died in February 2015 has announced its shortlist for the inaugural running of the Award.

The ‘Professor Sir David Watson Award for Community-University Partnerships’ recognises the combined efforts of community and university partners towards making a difference to the lives of people in their shared community. The scheme, the first of its kind, will recognise achievements by community and university partners working together to build a healthier, just, and sustainable community.

The shortlisted applications:

Bournemouth University (England): BU PIER (Public Involvement in Education and Research group)

Cardiff University (Wales): Community Gateway

National University of Sciences & Technology (Pakistan): Social Well-being

St. George’s, University of London (England) Inside Science 

University of Victoria (Canada): Residential and Indian Day School Art Research (RIDSAR)

Wrexham Glyndŵr University (Wales): Outside In