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Prizes and Awards

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Congratulations to Helen O'Connor, from the Brechin group, who has just completed her Edinburgh Teaching Award (category 2) and is now a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy is awarded to professionals who are able to engage with a broad understanding of effective approaches to learning and teaching support as a key contribution to high quality student learning. Fellows demonstrate:

3 Minute Thesis Winner

Congratulations to Euan Doidge who won the Edinburgh University heat of the 3 Minute Thesis competition.  As well as being the judges' choice, he was the "people's choice".

The 3MT presentation title summary was "WEEE are Golden: metal recovery by solvent extraction", dealing with the use of chemistry for more efficient and environmentally friendlier processes for gold recycling from waste electronics.