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 reward achievements by community and university partners working together to build a healthier, just, and sustainable community. The shortlist comprises:
Bournemouth University, England: BU PIER, a public involvement in education and research partnership
Cardiff University, Wales: Community Gateway, building a long-term partnership with residents of a Cardiff inner-city suburb.
National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan: Social Well-being, a community service volunteer club and community service learning course.
St. George’s, University of London, England: Inside Science, broadening access to science by contributing to the education programme that is offered to prisoners.