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IOE academic conferred as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

18 October 2018

UCL Institute of Education (IOE) professor Eirini Flouri is one of 43 leading social scientists to be named as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Eirini Flouri

Professor Flouri (Department of Psychology and Human Development) was nominated for her research into the causes of children’s socio-emotional difficulties, which has advanced understanding in ways that has led to practicable benefits for children and families.

Professor Flouri was one of two UCL academics honoured, with Professor Andrew Chesher (Department of Economics) also conferred.

The new Fellows are drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers across the social sciences. They have been recognised following an extensive peer review process examining the excellence and impact of their work through the use of social science for public benefit. The Fellows' work includes substantial contributions and leadership in various fields, including higher education, social, economic and environmental policy, government, law, charitable foundations and think tanks.

The Academy of Social Sciences is the national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners in the social sciences. It aims to promote social science in the United Kingdom for the public benefit. 

View the full list of Fellows recently conferred.

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