The Gloucester Project wins an Award

The winner of the University of East Anglia’s Vice Chancellor’s Outstanding Achievement Award for Innovation and Impact in 2023 is Professor Claire Jowitt, Dr Benjamin Redding and colleagues from across the university, Norfolk Historic Shipwrecks, Norfolk Museums Service, and The Gloucester 1682 Trust for ‘Launching the Gloucester: A Norfolk Heritage Project with National and International Reach and Significance’.

At a glittering ceremony on 15 February 2024 held at the Sainsbury Centre, the Vice Chancellor Professor David Maguire presented the team with their trophy.

From left to right:

General The Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC DL, Chair of Trustees, The Gloucester 1682 Charitable Trust

Professor Sarah Barrow, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Arts and Humanities, UEA

Steve Miller, Head of Norfolk Museum Service

Professor David Maguire, Vice Chancellor, UEA

Julian Barnwell, Norfolk Historic Shipwrecks

The Lady Dannatt MBE, Lord-Lieutenant for Norfolk

Lincoln Barnwell, Norfolk Historic Shipwrecks

Professor Claire Jowitt, FEA FRHistS FHEA, Professor of Renaissance Studies, UEA

Dr Benjamin Redding, Senior Research Associate in Maritime History, UEA

Jon Carter, Head of Intellectual Property and Investment Management, Research and Innovation Services, UEA

David Ellis, Director of Development, UEA