The Engaged Researcher of the Year is awarded to an individual who has shown excellence in engaging the public with the University’s research.
Jon Urch - on behalf of the 2019 selection panel: "The selection panel were extremely impressed by the impact that your work is having in the aphasia community in Scotland and the UK. The positive impact you and your work has on the lives of aphasia sufferers, especially their increase in self-confidence shone through in your presentation. The panel also noted your passionate and creative leadership in your field, built on the strong relationships with members of the Aphasia iPad group. They were impressed with the reflection and growth demonstrated in your application and the future plans outlined within."