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Life Sciences graduate student wins ZSL Scientific Award

�KateKate Weymouth-Crocker Jordan, a School of Life Sciences graduate student, was recently presented with the 2011 Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh Prize for the best zoological doctoral thesis produced in Great Britain or Northern Ireland, by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). The Society recognizes outstanding achievements in zoological research and conservation through its annual presentation of awards.

Kate, who was supervised by Professor Georgy Koentges, wrote her thesis on 'Exploring the generative architecture of intramenbraneous ossification'. Her work will shed new light on bone evolution, development and cancers, and will help the bioengineering of bones.

Full details of the 2011 ZSL Scientific Awards and previous Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh Prize winners.