PhD student Prarthana Desai has received a prestigious award from the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers (WCSIM) for her work on a portable novel water activity detector which has been optimised for planetary exploration.
Two promising early career researchers from our School have been awarded Chancellor’s Fellowships for innovative research. Dr Lucia Bandiera and Dr Colin Robert were among a select cohort of researchers across the University of Edinburgh to receive the prestigious five-year tenure track fellowship in the latest round of awards.
We recently celebrated the achievements of students who took part in our Summer Internship Programme 2020 at a virtual prize-giving event. Now in its fourth year, the summer internship programme offers paid, project-based work experience to undergraduate students across a range of our research and teaching activities over the summer.
Dr Francesco Giorgio-Serchi has worked with scientists at the University of Southampton to develop a flexible underwater robot which mimics the quick, efficient movements of squid and jellyfish - nature’s most efficient swimmers.