University of Dundee

Honours Project Symposium 2019

06 Jan 2020

Our annual Honours Project Symposium 2019 took place at the end of term in December. Again, we had two fantastic days of our undergraduate students showcasing their projects. The first day involved poster presentations given by all students and on the second day, selected competitive talks were presented.

Symposium Prize Winners List

Poster Prizes

  • Biological Poster Gold: Hannah Smith (supervisor: Daan Van Aalten)
  • Biological Poster Silver: Tasha Hunter (supervisor:  Claire Halpin)
  • Biomedical Poster Gold: Preeti Sharma (supervisor: Jenny Woof)
  • Biomedical Poster Silver: Chi Cheng (supervisor: Ian Gilbert)
  • Best Laboratory Project Poster: Hannah Smith (supervisor: Daan Van Aalten)
  • Best Data Analysis & Literature Review Project Poster: Lee Soutar (supervisor: Geoff Gadd)
  • Best Science Communication Project Poster: Preeti Sharma (supervisor: Jenny Woof)

Competitive Oral Talk Prizes

  • Best Biological Competitive Talk: Laura Pugh (supervisor: Nicola Holden)
  • Biological Highly Commended Competitive Talk: See Jie Yow (supervisor: Nicola Stanley-Wall)
  • Best Biomedical Competitive Talk: Kathleen Davie (supervisor: Colin Henderson)
  • Biomedical Highly Commended Competitive Talk: Oluwaseyi Jesusanmi (supervisor: David Martin) & Preeti Sharma (supervisor: Jenny Woof)

Additional prizes were awarded by the Dundee University Life Sciences Society following peer voting by fellow students. The winners were:

  • Most Inspirational Biomedical Poster: Masie Rands (supervisor: Maria Lucia Sampaio Guther)
  • Most Inspirational Biomedical Poster: Hannah Morrison (supervisor: Ros Langston)
  • Most Inspirational Biomedical Viva Presentation: Oluwaseyi Jesusanmi (supervisor: David Martin)
  • Most Inspirational Biological Viva Presentation: Mairéad Corr (supervisor: David Booth)