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Department of Physics



Teaching and Research Laboratory Technician nominated for prestigious award

(17 May 2017)

Technician Ryan Ellison

Teaching and Research Laboratory Technician Ryan Ellison has been shortlisted as Best Newcomer for a national Papin Prize – awards which recognise the skills, talent and experience of technicians who have demonstrated excellence in their field, across the UK and Ireland.

Nominees have been selected from a broad range of universities, and categories include ‘outreach’, ‘research’, ‘teaching’, and ‘lifetime achievement’.

Ryan joined the department as a modern apprentice and has worked in almost every area of the Physics department. The Newcomer award category applies to 'an individual who has embarked on a technical career within the past 4 years and shown exceptional promise'.

The winners will be announced at the Higher Education Technicians Summit (HETS) 2017, which is hosted by the Midlands Innovation Universities - in partnership with the Science Council – at the University of Warwick on 31 May 2017. Good luck Ryan!