UCL Department of Economics


Dr Parama Chaudhury WINS Consultant of the Year Award: UCL Awards for Innovation & Enterprise 2019

11 June 2019

Another well-deserved congratulations is in order, to our respected colleague Dr Parama Chaudhury for being recognised and awarded for winning Consultant of the Year Award, at UCL’s Awards for Innovation and Enterprise 2019.

Parama Chaudhury receiving award

Exceptional staff, students and alumni from across the UCL community were recognised for their outstanding range of innovative work, spanning drug discovery and regenerative medicine through to virtual reality exploration of arts and culture.

The awards capped off a hugely successful 12 months for innovation and enterprise activities at UCL. Highlights include £438 million of investment in UCL gene therapy spinouts and team of UCL undergraduates who won the $1m Hult Prize. 

Addressing the audience at the awards, UCL’s President and Provost, Professor Michael Arthur, emphasised the importance of innovation and enterprise activities in enhancing research and teaching and tackling societal challenges.

The wide range of innovation and enterprise activities at UCL were also showcased, with various inspirational awards. As well as Dr Parama Chaudhury’s day job, she is committed to leading training for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s Diplomatic Academy.