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Vice Chancellor’s Research Prizes 2016

9/11/2016


Celebrating the scope, ambition and success of research at Queen's

We are pleased to announce the individuals who have been shortlisted for the Vice Chancellor’s Research Prizes for 2016. The successfully shortlisted individuals have been invited to attend the annual Chief Executives' Club Gala on Friday, 18 November 2016, where the Vice Chancellor will announce the winner in each of the four categories. The winners will each be awarded prizes of £3,000.

The shortlisted individuals in each prize category are as follows (listed alphabetically by surname within each caegory):

 

RESEARCH IMPACT

Applicant

School (Faculty)

Title of Application

Professor Martin Atkins

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (EPS)

Green Lizard Technologies: Commercialisation of Green Innovations

Dr Lorraine Martin

School of Pharmacy (MHLS)

ProAxsis Ltd – The Journey from Proof of Concept to Successful Spin Out

Professor Fearghal McGarry

School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (AHSS)

Remembering 1916: Marking the Centenary of the Easter Rising

 

RESEARCH INNOVATION

Applicant

School (Faculty)

Title of Application

Miss Kathy Hetherington

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences – Centre for Experimental Medicine (MHLS)

FeNO Suppression and INCA Testing in Difficult Asthmatics

Professor Dan Longley and Professor Tim Harrison

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences – Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (MHLS)

Pre-clinical Discovery and Clinical Development of Novel Small Molecule Inhibitors of the Anti-apoptotic Protein FLIP: New Therapeutic Opportunities for the Treatment of Hard to Treat and Refractory Disease

Professor Christopher Marsh

School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (AHSS)

Hit Songs and their Significance in Seventeenth-Century England

 

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH

Applicant

School (Faculty)

Title of Application

Dr Anna Bryson

School of Law (AHSS)

Law, History and Transitional Justice: Interdisciplinarity, Imagination and Impact

Dr Cosimo Inserra

School of Mathematics and Physics (EPS)

The Brightest Stellar Explosions in the Universe

Dr Myra Lydon

School of the Natural and Built Environment (EPS)

Bridges to the Future

 

EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER

Applicant

School (Faculty)

Title of Application

Dr Kieran Connell

School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (AHSS)

Impact, Interdisciplinarity and Innovation: Researching Contemporary British History

Dr Trung Q Duong

School of Electronics, Electoral Engineering and Computer Science (EPS)

Tackling the Capacity Crunch for Future Wireless Communications Networks

Dr Kate Woodcock

School of Psychology (EPS)

Isolating the Role of Factors, which may constitute Productive Psychological Intervention Foci, on Children’s Disruptive Behaviours; and Developing and Evaluating Interventions Designed to Act on These Foci

 

Congratulations to all on the short-list and best of luck!

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