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Abir Hamdar wins Durham University Impact Award

(12 July 2018)

Dr Abir Hamdar, Associate Professor in Arabic Studies, received the Durham University Impact Award in a ceremony that took place in the Lindisfarne Centre on 11 July 2018. A total of 5 awards were made: one per faculty, one for early career candidates and an overall University award. Hamdar’s project was a joint winner of the University Award for her project ‘Performing Cancer in the Middle East’. Read more about Abir’s project here

In addition, Dr Joanna Allan, an early career Leverhulme research fellow in the School, was selected as a finalist for the Early Career Award for her project about human rights and social justice in Western Sahara. Read more about Joanna’s work here