2019 Event: Wednesday 14th March 2019

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

Details of 2019 winners below;

Prizes

Engineering

Gold Award: Sophie MORSE
Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London
GETTING DRUGS TO THE BRAIN USING ULTRASOUND AND MICROBUBBLES

Silver Award: Lachlan JARDINE
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
THE EFFECT OF COOLING ON TURBINE PERFORMANCE

Bronze Award: Kari CLARK
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London
SUB-NANOSECOND CLOCK AND DATA RECOVERY IN AN OPTICALLY SWITCHED DATA CENTRE NETWORK

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Gold Award: Rebecca SHEPHERD
Lancaster Medical School, Lancaster University
EXPLORING ADIPOCYTES TO IMPROVE BONE HEALTH

Silver Award: Max GROGAN
Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King's College London
MICROBIAL AND METABOLOMIC RESPONSES TO SEROTONIN IN THE MURINE GUT

Bronze Award: Sophie HARRINGTON
Crop Genetics, John Innes Centre
UNDERSTANDING THE MOLECULAR REGULATION OF SENESCENCE IN WHEAT

The Physiological Society Prize: Katerina PETROPOULOU
Medicine, Imperial College London
PREVENTING TYPE 2 DIABETES USING WRINKLED PEAS

Mathematical Sciences

Gold Award: Kristian KIRADJIEV
Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
MODELLING REMOVAL OF TOXIC CHEMICALS FROM FLUE GAS

Silver Award: Marina JIMENEZ-MUNOZ
SMSAS, University of Kent
HOW DO BIRD POPULATION VARY ACROSS BRITAIN? SPATIALLY-EXPLICIT INTEGRATED POPULATION MODELS

Bronze Award: Francesca Romana CRUCINIO
Department of Statistics, University of Warwick
SEQUENTIAL MONTE CARLO FOR FREDHOLM EQUATIONS OF THE FIRST KIND

Physical Sciences: Chemistry

Gold Award: David FALLON
Flexible Discovery Unit, GlaxoSmithKline
THE DESIGN AND SYNTHESIS OF BROMODOMAIN PHOTOAFFINITY PROBES

Silver Award: Felicity NOAKES
Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield
INVESTIGATING THE CYTOXICITY OF WATER-SOLUBLE ORGANIC INTERCALATING LIGANDS AS POTENTIAL CANCER THERANOSTICS

Bronze Award: Isabel WILKINSON
Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford
TARGET IDENTIFICATION STUDIES OF A UTROPHIN MODULATOR FOR TREATMENT OF DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Physical Sciences: Physics

Gold Award: Katie LEY
Department of Physics, University of Surrey
RADIATION DOSIMETRY HAS NEVER LOOKED SO STYLISH: GLASS JEWELLERY BEADS AS THERMO-LUMINESCENT DOSIMETERS.

Silver Award: Lorenzo ZANISI
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton
GALAXIES, DARK MATTER AND BLOOD PRESSURE

Bronze Award: Amalia THOMAS
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
FORCE NETWORKS IN PHOTOELASTIC AVALANCHES

And for the overall winner: The Westminster Medal in memory of Dr Eric Wharton:

Sophie MORSE
Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London
GETTING DRUGS TO THE BRAIN USING ULTRASOUND AND MICROBUBBLES