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Prizes and Awards

Gold Medal for iGEM Team

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.

Enactus World Cup

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.

Poster Prize for Student

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."

Young Investigator Distinction

Congratulations to Dr Andrew Lawrence and Dr Stephen Thomas, who have both received the Young Investigator Distinction award by the RSC and BMOS (Brazilian Meeting on Organic Synthesis).

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.

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

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.