Strathclyde researcher strikes gold at Westminster
Graham Robertson from the Department of Biomedical Engineering won the Gold Award at a competition in the House of Commons for his research into neurological diseases.
He took the first prize of £3,000 in the biology category at the Science, Engineering and Technology for Britain poster competition at Westminster. Graham presented his research into neurological diseases to dozens of politicians and a panel of expert judges at the House of Commons.
Marilena on her way to Caltech for Space Challenge
Marilena Di Carlo, a PhD student from the Advanced Space Concepts Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, was chosen to take part in the 2015 Caltech Space Challenge. The Challenge is a five day international student space mission design competition organised by the California Institute of Technology, in Pasadena, California.
Architecture student success in Milan
Alessandra Feliciotti and Jacob Dibble of the Department of Architecture’s Urban Design Studies Unit submitted an entry to the international student competition, ‘urban-promogiovani6’, which was held as part of the ‘Urbanpromo Conference 2014’ in Milan, Italy. The duo received the International Jury First Prize for their project, Glasgow@Hand.
Mechanical students dominate travel scholarship awards
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering students dominated the 2014 Royal Society of Edinburgh’s John Moyes Lessells travel scholarship awards, which provide financial assistance to postgraduates from Scottish universities wishing to conduct some aspect of their research overseas. Christopher Lowe and Jeannette Heiligers, both from the Advanced Space Concepts Laboratory, and David Garcia from the Dynamics of Advanced Structures and Machinery group, part of the Mechanics & Materials Research Centre, were all chosen as the successful applicants.