June 21, 2012, by Tara de Cozar
PG Showcase winners
As promised, the winners from last week’s excellent 2012 Postgraduate Research Showcase are…. (drumroll etc)
Best poster via video-conference from Malaysia David Wee Shuon (stand number 47) with his poster entitled “a sound solution to rural electrification”
Media prize for best press release Matthew Moles for his press release “A solution to broken hearts”
**Judges of this award noted the high standard of all entries this year
Peer recommendation prize is jointly held between Budman Lufti (stand number 24) and Emma Wilson (stand number 41)
Judges’ choice award Budman Lufti (stand number 24) with his poster entitled “The end of the rope? Rethinking the death penalty in Malaysia”
Visitors’ choice award Joshua Pilkington (stand number 32) with his poster “Biting back at Malaria”
Award for artistic flair Budman Lufti (stand number 24) with his poster entitled “The end of the rope? Rethinking the death penalty in Malaysia”
4th prize Budman Lufti (stand number 24) with his poster entitled “The end of the rope? Rethinking the death penalty in Malaysia” Budman is pictured below with his tremendous haul of FOUR awards…
3rd prize Michael Baliousis (stand number 4) with his poster entitled “Could understanding the psychopathic brain help us improve treatment?”
2nd prize Xuanli Luo (stand 23) with her poster entitled “Will you use hydrogen instead of petrol?”
Overall winner of the University of Nottingham Research Showcase Emma Wilson (stand 41) with her poster entitled “Steroids: how much is too much?”
Huge congratulations to all the winners. The standard was very high and this is a real achievement. I’m working through a selection of posters at the moment to get more info on, so keep an eye out for future blog posts, tweets and press releases on the various research projects that featured.
The highest scoring finalists will also go through to the Vitae Regional Final in July – a competition which brings together postgrad researchers from across the Midlands. They are: Emma Wilson, Xuanli Luo, Michael Baliousis, Budman Lufti, Andreas Leidenroth, Darshil Shah, Matthew Moles, Kimberley Swan, James Edwards-Smallbone, Joshua Pilkington. We’ll make sure and update you on how they do.