Top award wins for Quadram Institute communications team

5th October 2021

The Quadram Institute’s Communications and Engagement team has won three top awards in the prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations Pride 2021 awards.

The awards, held virtually on 5 October, saw the Quadram Institute team win:

  • Gold for Best Internal Communications with virtual Coffee Break Science
  • Silver for Laura Deakin in the Outstanding Young Communicator of the Year category
  • Silver for Best Use of Content for  This Unrelenting Pandemic

Head of External Relations and Engagement Andrew Stronach said: “I’m really proud of the team and everything they’ve done through the pandemic. It’s always great to be recognised by your peers and these awards really reflect what is a team effort.”

The Communications and Engagement team at the Quadram Institute over the past year: Andrew Chapple, Laura Deakin, Bethany Hartley (UEA Year in Industry student) Judith Pell, Andrew Stronach, and Rebecca Thompson.


The Quadram Institute is based on the Norwich Research Park and its mission is to understand how food and the gut microbiota are linked to the promotion of health and the prevention of disease, with an emphasis on diet and age-related diseases.

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the world’s only Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners, with nearly 10,000 members.