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19 July 2018

UK in a Changing Europe wins Prospect award

The King's-based think tank was recognised for its outstanding work on Brexit

UK in a Changing Europe - best UK international think tank 2018
UK in a Changing Europe - best UK international think tank 2018

The UK in a Changing Europe research group, which is based at King's, has won this year's Prospect magazine award for the best UK think tank working in global affairs. 

We are absolutely delighted to have won this award which I hope reflects the success of our efforts to illustrate that research based social science can be instrumental in informing and shaping both political and public debates.

Professor Anand Menon, director of The UK in a Changing Europe

The annual Prospect think tank awards are presented in recognition of the important work carried out by think tanks across the globe. The aim of the awards is to honour the achievements of the organisations that help to shape public and political thinking on policy questions.

The awards are judged by an independent, cross-party panel chaired by the Editor of Prospect, Tom Clark. The judges look for evidence of influence on public policy and on the public discourse and consider the quality of research – and the potential of younger and smaller organisations.

The research that particularly impressed the judges included:

For more information on the awards and other recipients, please visit Prospect’s site.

The UK in a Changing Europe promotes rigorous, high-quality and independent research into the complex and ever changing relationship between the UK and EU. It provides an authoritative, non-partisan and impartial reference point for those looking for information, insights and analysis about UK-EU relations that stands aside from the politics surrounding the debate. It is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), and based at King’s College London.