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LSE academic shortlisted for higher education award

Prof_Mike_SavageProfessor Mike Savage has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education (THE) Award 2016 for outstanding research supervisor of the year.

Professor Savage joined the Department of Sociology in 2012, and his work builds on his long standing interests in analysing social stratification and inequality. Professor Savage is co-Director of the International Inequalities Institute at LSE, where he is also Academic Director of the Atlantic Fellows programme, the largest global programme in the world devoted to challenging inequalities. 

The annual THE awards celebrates outstanding examples of best practice in higher education. The award criteria for outstanding research supervisor of the year is for the individual who has created "the most supportive, stimulating and inspirational research environment for PhD students”.

Winners of the THE awards will be announced on 24 November 2016 at a ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. More than 1,000 guests are expected to attend, including politicians, senior figures within the higher education sector and university staff from around the UK.

Posted 1 September 2016

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