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IOE academic conferred as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

19 March 2019

UCL Institute of Education (IOE) professor Alison Fuller has been named as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Professor Alison Fuller

Professor Fuller is one of 73 leading social scientists who have received the award. 

The new Fellows are drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers across the social sciences. They have been recognised after an extensive peer review process for the excellence and impact of their work through the use of social science for public benefit.

Professor Fuller joined the IOE in 2013 as Professor of Vocational Education and Work before becoming Pro-Director for Research and Development in 2014. Her role is to create the structures, culture and strategies that facilitate and support the IOE’s wide-ranging educational and social research. Professor Fuller also Chairs UCL’s Collaborative Social Science Domain.

Two other UCL academics were conferred to the Academy along with Professor Fuller: they are Professor Richard Moorhead (Faculty of Laws) and Professor Elizabeth Shepherd (Faculty of Arts and Humanities).

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