British Election Study Team Awarded the Pippa Norris Prize

The British Election Study Team, including Research Fellow Jack Bailey, have been awarded the first ever new Pippa Norris Prize from the Political Studies Association.

PSA Pippa Norris copy The British Election Study (BES) is managed via a consortium of the University of Manchester and the University of Oxford.

The prize was awarded the BES team, including Dr Jack Bailey who completed his PhD in Manchester last year and will be joining the Politics Department this year as Lecturer in Quantitative Political Science.

The judges commented:

Not only have their surveys produced a volume and quality of data that provides unparalleled insight into a period of turbulence and change in British politics, but their dissemination of this through more than 250 peer-reviewed publications and through their website, have provided exceptional access to these data.

The Pippa Norris Prize is awarded by the Political Studies Association for a research team that have made an outstanding contribution to advancing knowledge in political studies.