audrey verma

grants, awards & teaching

Grants & Awards

  • 2019 – 2022: Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship
  • 2021: CHASE Climate Justice Network small grant
  • 2021: Newcastle University’s HaSS Faculty’s Research Institutes Pioneer Award
  • 2018-2019: Newcastle University’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion fund, to start the BAME network (lead applicant)
  • 2017-2018: British Sociological Association early career forum regional event fund (co-applicant)
  • 2017: AHRC-Creative Fuse North East Innovation Pilot Fund (collaborative, creative digital project with five academic and SME partners)
  • 2012-2016: University scholarship to undertake PhD studentship at the RCUK-funded dot.rural Digital Economy Research Hub, University of Aberdeen
  • 2008-2009: President’s Graduate Fellowship, National University of Singapore
  • 2008-2010: Research Scholarship to undertake Masters at the National University of Singapore
  • 2007: Rosie Heng-Ko Poh Choo Gold Medal (award for best female Sociology honours student, National University of Singapore)
  • 2006-2007: Cambridge Scholarship, National University of Singapore
  • 2005-2006: Max Lewis Scholarship, National University of Singapore
  • 2004-2005: Shaw Foundation Scholarship, National University of Singapore
  • 2003-2006: Dean’s list awardee 5 consecutive semesters, National University of Singapore

Teaching/Tutoring Appointments

  • Sept-Dec 2021: tutor, Researching Social Life, Newcastle University
  • May 2021: lecturer and co-convenor, Navigating Research Boundaries: Disciplines, methodologies, environments, identities (summer school), University of Groningen
  • April 2021: guest lecturer/panellist, Sociology for the Anthropocene, Newcastle University
  • April 2019: facilitation of workshop on transdisciplinary teaching, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, University of Groningen, 16 April 2018
  • April-May 2018: guest lecturer, Internet and Society, Newcastle University
  • Jan-June 2016: visiting lecturer at ESCP Europe (co-convenor on Introduction to Psychology & Sociology, for the school’s inaugural Bachelor in Management degree program)
  • Feb-May 2013: demonstrator, Humans & Other Animals, University of Aberdeen
  • Sept-Dec 2012: demonstrator, Oceans & Society, University of Aberdeen
  • Aug-Nov 2008: tutor, Social Inequalities, National University of Singapore
  • Jan-May 2008 and Jan-May 2009: tutor, Anthropology & the Human Condition, National University of Singapore
  • Aug-Nov 2007: tutor, Race & Ethnic Relations, National University of Singapore