2013 Research Showcase Winners
Fifty researchers were selected to present posters they designed to represent their work. They spent the day talking about their posters and explaining their research to the judges, their peers and even members of the public. Non-academic judges from the University and guests from external organisations chose the winners.
1st Prize & Media Prize (best press release)
Ben Haines (Computer Sciences)
“I spy with my computers eye”
William McAlister (Chemical & Environmental Engineering)
“A bone to pick with tissue engineering”
Ghedair Alshammari (Biosciences)
“Obesity: The role of your sex hormones”
4th prize & Best Poster via video-conference from Malaysia
Jim Chai (UNMC school of Pharmacy)
“Injecting insulin - how tough can it be?”
Jim's poster was judged via video-conference on 20 May and he flew in from UNMC to present his poster at the event.
Peer Recommendation Prize
Youla Jenidi (Chemical & Environmental Engineering)
“Enzyme based treatment technology: No more drugs in your tapwater!”
Judges’ Choice Award
Marie Paxton (Politics & International Relations)
“Could an alternative form of democracy reduce multicultural conflict?”
Marie's poster was also mentioned as close contender for the Award for Artistic Flair.
Visitors’ Choice Award & the Award for Artistic Flair
Emily Kostas (Biosciences)
Green fuel: environmentally friendly & from seaweed”