Congratulations to the 2018 Edinburgh Undergraduate iGEM team who have been awarded a Gold Medal at the annual iGEM jamboree event in Boston. The interdisciplinary team comprised members from across the University and this year included Chemistry (MBC) student Inga Gražulytė.
Prizes and Awards
Congratulations to Rachel Fisher for the award of the William Darling Memorial Prize for her work in enhancing the reputation of the University.
Rachel, who has recently completed her PhD, was awarded this prize in recognition of her outstanding contributions to Public Engagement.
Prince Chakanyuka is a chemistry student who is also part of Enactus Edinburgh. With colleagues from Edinburgh he recently attended the Enactus World Cup in the USA. Here he tells us about his experiences at Edinburgh and at the competition in California.
Congratulations to Giulia Novelli, a 1st year PhD student in the Parsons group, who has been awarded a poster prize in the IUCr Journals Applied Crystallography category at the European Crystallographic Meeting in Oviedo last week for her poster "Carbon Molecules in Space: a Thermal Equation of State Study of Solid Hexamethylenetetramine."
The award recognizes and celebrates the achievements of these young investigators in advancing the chemical science and making a positive impact in their organizations, communities and society with independence and research originality/impact.
Congratulations to Dr Helen Szoor-McElhinney who recently graduated with a PgCert Academic Practice and is now a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Fellows have shown an ability to engage with a broad understanding of effective approaches to learning and teaching support as a key contribution to high quality student learning.
Congratulations to Dr Michael Seery who has been awarded a Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
Senior Fellowships are awarded to individuals who are able to provide evidence of a sustained record of effectiveness in relation to teaching and learning, incorporating for example, the organisation, leadership and/or management of specific aspects of teaching and learning provision.