2016 Event: Monday 7th March 2016

STEM for BRITAIN Exhibition of Posters by early-career research scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

WINNERS' PHOTOS

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A complete set of photographs from the event can be seen here

Physical Sciences (Chemistry and Physics)

Chemistry


Chemistry all winners photo shows: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Dr Helen Pain, Deputy Chief Executive, Royal Society of Chemistry; Dr Bryden Le Bailly (Bronze Award Winner); Joanna Sadler (Gold Award Winner); Joshua Barham (Silver Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Gold Award: Miss Joanna SADLER, Product Development and Supply, GlaxoSmithKline and University of Strathclyde
    SOLVING THE STRUCTURE AND MECHANISM OF NOVO: A PLATFORM FOR THE DESIGN OF BIOCATALYSTS FOR SUSTAINABLE C-C BOND FORMATION
    Chemistry Gold L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Dr Helen Pain, Deputy Chief Executive, Royal Society of Chemistry; Joanna Sadler (Gold Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Silver Award: Mr Joshua BARHAM, R&D Platform Technology and Science, GlaxoSmithKline and University of Strathclyde
    PIONEERING VISIBLE-LIGHT AS A CLEAN, EFFICIENT, SAFE ENERGY SOURCE TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURE OF PHARMACEUTICALS
    Chemistry Silver L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Dr Helen Pain, Deputy Chief Executive, Royal Society of Chemistry; Joshua Barham (Silver Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Bronze Award: Dr Bryden LE BAILLY, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol
    BUILDING AN ARTIFICIAL G PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTOR
    Chemistry Bronze L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Dr Helen Pain, Deputy Chief Executive, Royal Society of Chemistry; Dr Bryden Le Bailly (Bronze Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

Physics


Physics all winners L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Roy Sambles, President, Institute of Physics; Nikolaos Papaioannou (Bronze Award Winner); Euan Allen (Gold Award Winner); Roxanne Middleton (Silver Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Gold Award: Mr Euan ALLEN, School of Physics, University of Bristol
    QUANTUM ENHANCED SENSING: PUSHING PHOTONS TO THE LIMIT
    Physics Gold L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Roy Sambles, President, Institute of Physics; Euan Allen (Gold Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Silver Award: Ms Roxanne MIDDLETON, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
    BIOMIMETIC OPTICAL MATERIALS MADE OF CELLULOSE
    Physics Silver L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Roy Sambles, President, Institute of Physics; Roxanne Middleton (Silver Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Bronze Award: Mr Nikolaos PAPAIOANNOU, School of Physics and Astronomy, Queen Mary University of London
    FROM BIOWASTE TO FLUORESCENT QUANTUM DOTS
    Physics Bronze L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Roy Sambles, President, Institute of Physics; Nikolaos Papaioannou (Bronze Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

Engineering


Engineering all winners L to R: Margaret Low, Principal Teaching Fellow & Widening Participation Officer, Warwick Manufacturing Group (Silver Sponsor); Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Dame Ann Dowling, President, Royal Academy of Engineering; Dr Patricia Pérez Esteban (Gold Award Winner); Colin Dixon, Head of Marketing, Essar Oil UK (Gold Award Sponsor); Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science; Thomas Rogers (Silver Award Winner); Dana Al Sulaiman (Bronze Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Gold Award: Dr Patricia PÉREZ ESTEBAN, Chemical Engineering, University of Bath
    ENGINEERING A SKIN CAPILLARY-BED MODEL FOR TRANSDERMAL HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT
    Engineering Gold L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Dame Ann Dowling, President, Royal Academy of Engineering; Dr Patricia Pérez Esteban (Gold Award Winner); Colin Dixon, Head of Marketing, Essar Oil UK (Gold Award Sponsor); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Silver Award: Mr Thomas ROGERS, Department of Computer Science, University College London
    STREAMLINING CARGO INSPECTION USING X-RAY VISION
    Engineering Silver L to R: Margaret Low, Principal Teaching Fellow & Widening Participation Officer, Warwick Manufacturing Group (Silver Sponsor) Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Dame Ann Dowling, President, Royal Academy of Engineering; Thomas Rogers (Silver Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Bronze Award: Miss Dana AL SULAIMAN, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London
    DESIGNING AND VALIDATING A NOVEL HYDROGEL-BASED CFNA-SENSING ASSAY FOR THE EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND IMPROVED PROGNOSIS OF CANCER
    Engineering Bronze L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Dame Ann Dowling, President, Royal Academy of Engineering; Dana Al Sulaiman (Bronze Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

Mathematics


Mathematical Sciences all winners L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Sally Srinivasan, Senior Manager, Money & Credit Group, Bank of England (Bronze Award Sponsor); Professor Nick Woodhouse, President, Clay Mathematics Institute (Gold Award Sponsor); Weijian Zhang (Bronze Award Winner); Dr Philip Pearce (Gold Award Winner); Dr Tom Montenegro-Johnson (Silver Award Winner); Sir Adrian Smith, Chair of the Council for the Mathematical Sciences; Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Gold Award: Dr Philip PEARCE, School of Mathematics, University of Manchester
    RELATING STRUCTURE TO FUNCTION IN THE PLACENTA VIA MATHEMATICAL MODELLING
    Mathematical Sciences Gold L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Nick Woodhouse, President, Clay Mathematics Institute (Gold Award Sponsor); Dr Philip Pearce (Gold Award Winner); Sir Adrian Smith, Chair of the Council for the Mathematical Sciences; Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Silver Award: Dr Tom MONTENEGRO–JOHNSON, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
    MICROROBOTIC SWIMMING
    Mathematical Sciences Silver L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Sir Adrian Smith, Chair of the Council for the Mathematical Sciences; Dr Tom Montenegro-Johnson (Silver Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Bronze Award: Mr Weijian ZHANG, School of Mathematics, University of Manchester
    TIME-DEPENDENT NETWORK MODELLING FOR MINING SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE
    Mathematical Sciences Bronze L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Sally Srinivasan, Senior Manager, Money & Credit Group, Bank of England (Bronze Award Sponsor); Sir Adrian Smith, Chair of the Council for the Mathematical Sciences; Weijian Zhang (Bronze Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Biological and Biomedical Sciences all winners L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Richard Vaughan-Jones, President, The Physiological Society; Dr Maeliosa McCrudden (Gold Award Winner); Dr Vinodh Kannappan (Silver Award Winner); Dr Beth Holder (Bronze Award Winner); Ian Sturdgess, President, Institute of Biomedical Science (Silver Award Sponsor); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Gold Award: Dr Maeliosa McCRUDDEN, School of Pharmacy, Queen's University Belfast
    DISSOLVING MICRONEEDLES: A NEW METHOD OF PAINLESSLY DELIVERING MEDICATIONS AND THERAPEUTICS ACROSS THE SKIN
    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Gold L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Richard Vaughan-Jones, President, The Physiological Society; Dr Maeliosa McCrudden (Gold Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Silver Award: Dr Vinodh KANNAPPAN, Research Institute in Healthcare Science, University of Wolverhampton
    TRANSLATION OF AN ANTIALCOHOLISM MEDICINE INTO AN ANTICANCER DRUG USING NANOTECHNOLOGY

    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Silver L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Ian Sturdgess, President, Institute of Biomedical Science (Silver Award Sponsor); Dr Vinodh Kannappan (Silver Award Winner); Professor Richard Vaughan-Jones, President, The Physiological Society; Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

  • Bronze Award: Dr Beth HOLDER, Medicine/Infectious Diseases, Imperial College London
    EXOSOME TRAFFICKING FROM IMMUNE CELLS TO THE PLACENTA: A NOVEL MODE OF MATERNAL-PLACENTAL MESSAGING
    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bronze L to R: Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Professor Richard Vaughan-Jones, President, The Physiological Society; Dr Beth Holder (Bronze Award Winner); Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee

And for the overall winner:

  • Westminster Medal in memory of Dr Eric Wharton: Dr Maeliosa McCRUDDEN, School of Pharmacy, Queens's University Belfast
    DISSOLVING MICRONEEDLES: A NEW METHOD OF PAINLESSLY DELIVERING MEDICATIONS AND THERAPEUTICS ACROSS THE SKIN

    Westminster Medal in memory of Dr Eric Wharton L to R: Professor Alan Malcolm, Executive Secretary, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Lord Oxburgh, President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Dr Stephen Benn, Vice President, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee; Dr Maeliosa McCrudden (Westminster Medal Winner); Sue Wharton, STEM for BRITAIN; Julian Perfect, Society of Chemical Industry (Westminster Medal Sponsor) Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee