PhD poster competition 2017

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10 May 2017

The two winners of PhD poster competition were announced at the 2017 For Women in Science Awards.

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards aims to promote and encourage women’s participation in scientific research.This year, we invited ten female PhD students to present their research to the guests of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ceremony. The PhD students invited to present their work covered the fields of life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, mathematics and computer science.

(L-R: Dr Steve Shiel, Head of Scientific Affairs at L'Oreal; Amanda Dalby; Ellen Moss)

The PhD poster presenters were judged by two of the 2016 Fellows, Dr Sam Giles and Dr Sophie Acton. Two students were selected as the winners of the PhD Poster Competition. The winners of the L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science PhD Poster Competition 2017 are:

Amanda Dalby, University of Cambridge - Generating platelets in vitro - the future of transfusion medicine

Ellen Dorothea Moss, Newcastle Universityy -Impacts of simulated climate-warming on wildflowers and pollinating insects

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