Higher education’s leading policy geek in 2017, the Wonk of the Year is a person who impresses through command of detail, creativity of approach and depth of insight.
A relative newcomer to the HE policy scene, the Wonk to Watch shows great potential for the contributions they can make to the sector’s debates.
This award will go to the article published on Wonkhe by an external contributor that has made the most interesting contribution to the higher education debate.
This award will go to an individual who has made a significant contribution to HE policymaking that has had a positive impact on the sector.
This award will go to the individual or team who has made a significant contribution in the field of higher education research.
The social media wonk of the year will be awarded to the individual that most stands out in the busy online discussion around UK higher education, with consistently the best, funniest or most timely contributions.
This award will go to an individual or team who has employed originality and creativity to make a policy-led intervention at an institution.
This award will go to an individual or team who has designed or implemented a policy based on a nuanced and thoughtful use of data.