2011 Event: Monday 14th March 2011

SET for Britain Exhibition of Posters by early-stage and early-career research scientists, engineers and technologists

SET for BRITAIN 2011: WINNERS

(please click on names for photos; higher resolution photos for printing can be obtained from Annabel lloyd at lloyda@pandsctte.demon.co.uk

12.30pm - 2.30pm Engineering
Gold Award: £3,000 and Engineering Medal: Dr Tim Stevenson, University of Leeds MAGNETOELECTRICS; SPARKING NEW INTEREST INTO A PHENOMENA ONCE THOUGHT TO BE POLES APART
Silver Award: £2,000: Mr Manuel Martinello, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University 3D INFORMATION FROM ONE SINGLE 2D IMAGE
Bronze Award: £1,000: Mr James Popper, Honda Engineering Europe, Swindon COOKERSMART: FIRE DETECTION FOR THE KITCHEN


3.30pm - 5.30pm Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Gold Award: £3,000 and Mendel Medal: Miss Talia Atkin, Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, University College London SCHIZOPHRENIA ASSOCIATED PROTEIN, DISC1, REGULATES INTRACELLULAR TRANSPORT OF MITOCHONDRIA IN NEURONS Silver Award: £2,000: Miss Jay Stone, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London IDENTIFYING A NOVEL ROLE OF LBP IN EYE DISEASE
Joint Bronze Awards: £500:
Miss Louisa Jeffery, Immunity and Infection, University of Birmingham CAN VITAMIN D, THE SUNLIGHT-ACQUIRED VITAMIN, CONTROL INFLAMMATORY DISEASE?
and
Dr Robert Sansom, Department of Geology, University of Leicester STUDIES OF DECAY REVEAL BIAS IN FOSSIL INTERPRETATION


6.30pm - 8.30pm Physical Sciences (Chemistry and Physics)

Chemistry

Gold Award: £3,000 and Roscoe Medal: Mr Andrew Treharne, School of Chemistry, University of Southampton TOWARDS A CURE FOR RETINAL DEGENERATIVE DISEASES: DEVELOPING POLYMERIC SCAFFOLDS FOR IMPROVED CELLULAR ADHESION
Silver Award: £2,000: Dr Rachael Miles, Department of Chemistry, University of Bristol IMPROVING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF CLOUDS AND CLIMATE: MEASURING THE CONDENSATION RATE OF WATER AT AN AQUEOUS DROPLET SURFACE
Bronze Award: £1,000: Miss Anna Barnard, Department of Chemistry, University of York AN AMICABLE BREAK-UP: LIAISONS BETWEEN DEGRADABLE DENDRONS AND DNA

Physics

Gold Award: £3,000 and Cavendish Medal: Dr Ian Chapman, Theory and Modelling, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy STABILITY OF TOKAMAK FUSION PLASMAS
Silver Award: £2,000: Dr Jesse Petersen, Department of Physics, University of Oxford ULTRAFAST MOVIES OF ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE IN COMPLEX MATERIALS
Bronze Award: £1,000: Mrs Katerina Falk, Department of Physics, University of Oxford INFERRING THE EQUATION OF STATE OF SHOCKED LIQUID DEUTERIUM


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

Mr Andrew Treharne, School of Chemistry, University of Southampton TOWARDS A CURE FOR RETINAL DEGENERATIVE DISEASES: DEVELOPING POLYMERIC SCAFFOLDS FOR IMPROVED CELLULAR ADHESION