Excellence in Gender Equality award
Congratulations to Dr Beatriz Lagunas who has been Highly Commended in the Excellence in Gender Equality awards. The award recognises a member of staff that is making a positive difference within the gender equality agenda around the University.
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Farming and Environment Award
Professor Rosemary Collier has been Highly Commended by the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists in the first Caroline Drummond Award, Celebrating and Communicating Farming Excellence. Rosemary will be presented with a trophy later in the year.
Find out about the award.
Microbiologist of the Year
Chelsea Brown, a PhD student in the Fullam Lab, won the Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year for her talk entitled 'Modelling Mycobacterial Membranes: Anyone for PIMS?' at the 2023 Annual Microbiology conference. Chelsea presented her research to a panel of judges at the Microbiology Society Showcase on Tuesday 3 October 2023.
Chris de Wolf, Senior Technician, received highly commended status in the Warwick Technician Commitment Award for Outstanding Achievement. This celebrates the fantastic work our technical staff do across research, teaching and within our infrastructure, without which Warwick would not operate.
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Congratulations to Dr Steven Servin, our Cytometry Specialist, who has become a Fellow of the Warwick Institute of Engagement. Find out moreLink opens in a new window.
Sophie Jin is the 2022 recipient of the Brewster Scholarship. This is awarded to an SLS PhD student in their second year of research whose work relates to crop improvement. The scholarship is funded by a generous donation in memory of Dr Jim Brewster, a former member of Wellesbourne staff. Find out moreLink opens in a new window.
Interview: Louise Dyson
Dr Louise Dyson, The Zeeman Institute for Systems Biology and Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research, School of Life Sciences and Mathematics Institute, was interviewed by the European Medical Journal about systematic non-adherence to mass drug administration and modelling to support the eradication of neglected tropical diseases
Read the interviewLink opens in a new window (January 2023)
First author paper
Chelsea Brown, a PhD student with Professor Phill Stansfeld and Dr Liz Fullam, has published a first author paper on tackling Tuberculosis (TB) by modelling mycobacterial membranes. TB rivals covid-19 as the biggest infectious disease killer of humans, claiming millions of lives each year. Now, ground-breaking research from the Universities of Warwick and Toulouse has identified a new method to help tackle this global issue.
Press ReleaseLink opens in a new window (30 January 2023)
Blog: Research culture from a technical point of view
Our Research Facility Manager, Dr Sarah Bennett, gives her thoughts on research culture from a technician's perspective.
Read the blog (9 November 2022)
Our Technical Talent
Over the next few weeks the University of Waewick is showcasing the vital roles our technical staff play in the world-class research and teaching at Warwick.