By Press Office 28 January 2020

The Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh – Sir Paul Grice – has been appointed to the judging panel for the 2020 Democracy Pioneers award.

Presented by innovation foundation Nesta, the award grants £100,000 for up to ten innovations that are experimenting with ways to re-energise civic participation and everyday democracy in the UK.

Sir Paul joins nine other panelists from a variety of professional backgrounds, ranging from government and the charity sector to community organisations and the media.

Submissions close on Friday 31st January. To find out more, please visit


Notes to Editor

For further media enquiries, please contact Gavin McNee (Media Relations and Content Officer) at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, E:, T: 0131 474 0000.

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