University of Dundee

Honours Year Research Project &‌ Skills Symposium Awards Winners Announced

28 Feb 2022

Our annual Honours Project Symposium 2021 took place virtually at the end of term in December. On Friday, the prize winners were awarded their prizes.

Symposium Performance Winners

  • Best Biological Symposium Performance Gold: Anton Saalfrank (supervisor: Prof Dario Alessi)
  • Best Biological Symposium Performance Silver: Julia Soh (supervisor: Prof Sarah Coulthurst)
  • Best Biomedical Symposium Performance Gold: Caitlin Macalpine (supervisors: Dr Iain Phair & Dr Graham Rena)
  • Best Biomedical Symposium Performance Silver: Erin Thomson (supervisor: Dr Mario Stavridis)
  • Best Symposium Performance by an MRC-PPU student: Anton Saalfrank (supervisor: Prof Dario Alessi)

Poster Prizes

  • Best Laboratory Project Poster: Niamh Scott (supervisor: Prof Simon Arthur)
  • Best Laboratory Project Poster : Ajarho Digba (supervisor: Prof Sir Philip Cohen)
  • Best Bioinformatics/Data Analysis & Literature Review Project Poster: Ghanwah Khokhar (supervisors: Dr Vicky McGuire and Prof Sally Ibbotson)
  • Best Bioinformatics/Data Analysis & Literature Review Project Poster: Shravya Murali (supervisors: Prof David Horn & Dr Gustavo Bravo Ruiz)
  • Best Science Communication/Biobusiness Project Poster: Jireh De Guzman (supervisor: Prof Inke Nathke)

Competitive Oral Talk Prizes

  • Best Competitive Talk by a Biological Sciences student: Sophie Cooke (supervisor: Dr Piers Hemsley)
  • Highly Commended Talk by a Biological Sciences student: Anton Saalfrank (supervisor: Prof Dario Alessi)
  • Best Competitive Talk by a Biomedical Sciences student: Erin Cowley (supervisor: Dr Christopher Henstridge)
  • Highly Commended Talk by a Biomedical Sciences student: Nicole Coutinho Garrido (supervisor: Dr Rosamund Langston)
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