SAGE Sponsors British Science Festival
SAGE is proud to sponsor the Joseph Lister Award Lecture in 2010, one of five annual lectures to be given at the British Science Festival.
The five British Science Festival Award Lectures are prestigious prizes for talented communicators with an interesting story to tell about their research. One of the most popular components of the British Science Festival, which will be running from 14-19 September 2010 across Birmingham. The lectures are open to all and play a key role in promoting the public understanding of science. The Joseph Lister Award Lecture is the only award recognising a social scientists’ contributions to how we understand the world.
Award winner announced!
Congratulations to the 2010 Joseph Lister Award Lecture winner, Nick Lee. Professor Lee, Chair of Marketing and Organizational Research at Aston University, submitted a proposal that looks at the common myths and misperceptions of how the brain works in relation to marketing and advertising *.
SAGE are proud to celebrate the social sciences
In 2010 SAGE has been part of the global academic community for 45 years, supporting quality research that transforms society and our understanding of individuals, groups and cultures. SAGE is the independent, innovative, natural home for scholars and teachers who share our commitment and passion for the social sciences. Find out more
The social science category (Joseph Lister Award Lecture) was in 2009 awarded to SAGE author Dr Tracy Alloway. Tracy’s work looked at the revolution in understanding Working Memory research, exploring the how the brain responds to training, in particular how brain training can help to improve memory in the classroom or workplace.
*SAGE has no part in the judging of the Joseph Lister Award Lecture.