22 November 2013

University of Bedfordshire wins national prize for pioneering research into child sexual exploitation

The University of Bedfordshire has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education for its pioneering research into child sexual exploitation.

The national prize is the highest form of recognition open to higher and further education institutions in the UK. This award enhances the University’s outstanding reputation for its work in raising awareness of child sexual exploitation (CSE).

It was announced that their work is of strategic national importance, influencing UK policy and practice and that it has positioned the University as a leader of child-centred research in an area of growing social concern.

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