2020 Event: Monday 9th March 2020

STEM for BRITAIN Exhibition of Posters by early-career research scientists, engineers and mathematicians (formerly SET for BRITAIN)

Details of 2020 winners below;

Prizes

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Gold Award: Sarah HOUSTON
Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London
USING THE EYE AS A WINDOW TO THE BRAIN IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS


Silver Award: Karoliina TUOMELA
Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology, University of Manchester
RADIOTHERAPY CAN MAKE CANCER CELLS RESISTANT TO IMMUNE CELL ATTACK


Bronze Award: Ted ROBERTS
School of Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, University of Bristol
CULTURING NEUTROPHILS FROM STEM CELLS TO EXPLORE NEUTROPHIL CELL BIOLOGY AND DISEASES


The Nutrition Society Prize: George FIRTH
Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences, King's College London
PET METALLOMICS - USING RADIOACTIVITY TO TRACK ESSENTIAL TRACE METALS IN THE BODY


The Physiological Society Prize: Egzona MORINA
Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, University College London
CHARACTERISATION AND CIRCUIT ANALYSIS OF POSTURAL ADJUSTMENTS IN MICE


Engineering

Gold Award: Tomas YSEHAK ABAY
School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Engineering, City, University of London
DEVELOPMENT OF A NON-INVASIVE INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE (NICP) MONITOR FOR NEUROCRITICAL CARE PATIENTS


Silver Award: Elisa ROCCIA
Biomedical Engineering Department, King's College London
THREE-DIMENSIONAL CANCER RISK SCORE MAPPING WITH MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING TO IMPROVE EARLY DETECTION AND INDIVIDUALISED TREATMENT PLANNING FOR MEN WITH PROSTATE CANCER


Bronze Award: Benjamin CERFONTAINE
School of Science and Engineering, University of Dundee
OPTIMISATION OF SCREW ANCHOR DESIGN FOR OFFSHORE FLOATING WIND, WAVE AND TIDAL ENERGY DEVICES


The Dyson Award for outstanding research towards a more sustainable future: Andrés RIVERO BRACHO
Bristol Composites Institute, University of Bristol
FLEXIBLE AIRPLANES? - ACHIEVING HIGHER FUEL EFFICIENCY BY CONTINUOUSLY ADAPTING WING GEOMETRY


IEEE Communications Society Prize: Benjamin FLETCHER
Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton
3D INTEGRATION USING WIRELESS INDUCTIVE LINKS - CAN WE MAKE STACKING SILICON AS EASY AS STACKING LEGO?


Mathematical Sciences

Gold Award: Luiza Mihaela PAUN
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow
PARAMETER INFERENCE AND UNCERTAINTY QUANTIFICATION IN THE PULMONARY CIRCULATION


Silver Award: Adrien LEFAUVE
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
FINDING STRUCTURES IN THE CHAOS OF STRATIFIED TURBULENT FLOWS


Bronze Award: Damian GALANTE
Department of Mathematics, King's College London
QUANTUM EMERGENCE OF EXPANDING SPACETIMES


Physical Sciences: Chemistry

Gold Award: Florence GREGSON
School of Chemistry, University of Bristol
SPHERES OR CUBES - HOW DO SALT DROPLETS DRY?


Silver Award: Fabienne BACHTIGER
Computational Chemistry, University of Warwick
UNRAVELLING THE MICROSCOPIC DETAILS OF ICE FORMATION AND PREVENTION IN BIOLOGICAL MATTER


Bronze Award: Gemma SMITH
Department of Chemistry, University of Manchester
STABLE MICROPOROUS MATERIALS FOR REVERSIBLE CAPTURE OF SULFUR DIOXIDE


Physical Sciences: Physics

Gold Award: Lui TERRY
Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol
CONFINING HYDROGEN: A LOW ENERGY ROUTE TO ROOM TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTIVITY


Silver Award: Graham BRUCE
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews
MAKING THE MOST OF INTERFERENCE: PRECISION MEASUREMENTS OF LASERS USING SPECKLE


Bronze Award: Maeve MADIGAN
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
LEPTOQUARKS AT FUTURE COLLIDERS


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

Sarah HOUSTON
Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London
USING THE EYE AS A WINDOW TO THE BRAIN IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS