SET FOR BRITAIN 2014

A poster competition with cash prizes for early-stage researchers

2012 Event: Monday 12th March 2012

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

Prize Winners

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Gold Award: £3,000 and the GW Mendel Medal: Mr Nicholas Love, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester: HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AS A NOVEL AND NECESSARY REGULATOR OF APPENDAGE REGENERATION
  • Silver Award: £2,000: Miss Renata Gomes, Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford: NANOPARTICLES FOR SIMULTANEOUS MRI TRACKING AND MICRORNA DELIVERY
  • Bronze Award: £1,000: Dr Christopher Burt, Disease and Stress Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich: EYESPOT DISEASE OF WHEAT: PROBLEM SOLVED?



Physical Sciences (Chemistry and Physics)

Chemistry

  • Gold Award: £3,000 and Roscoe Medal: Dr Matthew Powner, Department of Chemistry, University College London: THE CHEMICAL ORIGINS OF LIFE
  • Silver Award: £2,000: Miss Laura Davies, School of Chemistry, Newcastle University: TAMING A FUNCTIONAL GROUP: THE FIRST AIR-STABLE FLUORESCENT PRIMARY PHOSPHINES AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN DISEASE IMAGING
  • Bronze Award: £1,000: Mr Alessandro Poma, Cranfield Biotechnology Centre, Cranfield University: SOLID-PHASE SYNTHESIS OF MOLECULARLY IMPRINTED NANOPARTICLES ("PLASTIC ANTIBODIES")

Physics

  • Gold Award: £3,000 and Cavendish Medal: Dr Kevin O'Keeffe, Department of Physics, University of Oxford: QUASI-PHASE-MATCHED HIGH HARMONIC GENERATION
  • Silver Award: £2,000: Miss Hannah Arnold, Department of Physics, University of Oxford: RELIABLY PREDICTING UNCERTAINTY IN WEATHER AND CLIMATE FORECASTS
  • Bronze Award: £1,000: Dr Daniel Elford, Department of Physics, Loughborough University: NOVEL NOISE BARRIER TECHNOLOGY



Engineering

  • Gold Award: £3,000 and Engineering Medal: Miss Jeannette Heiligers, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde: POLE-SITTER SPACECRAFT FOR EARTH OBSERVATION
  • Silver Award: £2,000: Dr Simon Leigh, School of Engineering, University of Warwick: 'CLICK TO MANUFACTURE' SENSORS AND ELECTRONICS
  • Bronze Award: £1,000: Mr Jonathan Dewsbury, Ground Engineering, Buro Happold Ltd Bath/University of Southampton: RE-USING FOUNDATIONS



Westminster Medal in memory of Dr Eric Wharton (overall winner): Mr Nicholas Love, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester: HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AS A NOVEL AND NECESSARY REGULATOR OF APPENDAGE REGENERATION