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John Nisbet Award Winner

Neil Mercer, Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Professor of Education and Director of Oracy Cambridge at University of Cambridge

Neil Mercer, BSc (Manchester), MA (Cambridge), PhD (Leicester) is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge, where he is also Director of Oracy Cambridge: the Centre for Effective Spoken Communication and a Life Fellow of the college Hughes Hall. Before he joined Cambridge, he was Professor of Language and Communications and Director of the Centre for Language and Communications at the Open University. He grew up in the Lake District and is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Cumbria.

Neil Mercer's contributions

BERA John Nisbet Fellowship

Since 2014 BERA has awarded the John Nisbet Fellowship to one or more people who are deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to educational research over their career. Named in honour of...