SET FOR BRITAIN 2014

A poster competition with cash prizes for early-stage researchers

2010 Event: Monday 8th March 2010

WINNERS

12.30pm - 2.30pm Physical Sciences (Chemistry and Physics)
Physics

Winner of group: £3,000 and Cavendish Medal: David Hall, Open University FROM NIGHT-VISION TO MEDICAL IMAGING
Runner-up prize of £1,000: Dr Michelle Moram, University of Cambridge LIGHTING UP LIVES USING HIGHLY EFFICIENT LIGHT-EMITTING DIODES

Chemistry

Winner of group £3,000 and Roscoe Medal: ThaoNguyen Nguyen, University of Southampton PORPHYRIN-DNA AS SCAFFOLD FOR NANOARCHITECTURE AND NANOTHERAPY
Runner-up prize of £1,000: Danny Ho, Pfizer Ltd HYDROGEN-BORROWING AS AN ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY APPROACH TO PARALLEL AMINES SYNTHESIS

3.30pm - 5.30pm Engineering

Winner of group: £3,000 and Engineering Medal: Julian Rose, University of Bath GPS, THE SUN AND IONOSPHERIC TOMOGRAPHY: BRITISH INNOVATION IMPROVING GPS INTEGRITY
Runner-up prize of £1,000: Dr Kosmas Tsakmakidis, University of Surrey TRAPPED RAINBOW STOPPING OF LIGHT FOR SPEEDING UP COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET


6.30pm - 8.30pm Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Winner of group: £3,000 and Mendel Medal: Dorota Bartczak, University of Southampton STIMULATION OF BLOOD VESSELS GROWTH WITH GOLD NANOPARTICLES
Runner-up prize of £1,000: Dr Kimberley Bruce, University of Southampton HIGH FAT EXPOSURE IN EARLY DEVELOPMENT PRIMES THE DEVELOPMENT OF ADULT NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE


Westminster Medal in memory of Dr Eric Wharton (overall winner):

Julian Rose, University of Bath GPS, THE SUN AND IONOSPHERIC TOMOGRAPHY: BRITISH INNOVATION IMPROVING GPS INTEGRITY