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 https://www.nesta.org.uk/project/democracy-pioneers/.

 

Notes to Editor

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

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