Faculty of Social Science

Social Science Undergraduates well represented in University Affairs awards

September 22, 2016

Western Social Science was well represented in the 2016 Undergraduate Awards, with three papers recognized as regional winners.

The Undergraduate Awards is the world’s largest international academic awards program, recognizing excellent research and original work across the sciences, humanities, business and creative arts.

In 2016, more than 5,500 papers were submitted from undergraduates in 244 institutions and 121 nationalities

In each category, the Global Winner is the highest-performing paper within its category and the Regional Winner is the highest performing Highly Commended paper within their region.

Three papers from Social Science students were recognized as Regional Winners:

Papers are recognized as Highly Commended if they finish in the top 10 per cent of their subject category.

The Highly Commended Entrants from Western Social Science are: