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Durham University

Faculty of Science

Rising Stars 2017

The 2017 Rising Stars Research Symposium was held on Monday 19 June in the Calman Learning Centre.

You can download the Volume of Abstracts below:

Resources

Professor Patrick Hussey, Professor Simon Gardiner, Professor Stefan Przyborski and the symposium participants

The Bill Bryson Prize for Communication in Science

'The Synthesis of Aryl and Vinyl Sulfides via Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis', Roisin Monaghan (Department of Chemistry)

Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor and Warden with Roisin Monaghan

The Audience Choice Award for Best Poster

'The Effect of the Geochemical Environment on the Concentration of Amino Acids by Layered Double Hydroxides', Zoe Hodges (Department of Earth Sciences)

Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor and Warden with Zoe Hodges

The Audience Choice Award for Best Presentation

'Tracing the Natural and Anthropogenic Influence on the Chemistry of Estuarine Macroalgae: Insights from the Firth of Forth and Forth Estuary, Scotland', Emma Ownsworth (Department of Earth Sciences)

Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor and Warden with Emma Ownsworth

The Rochester Prize

The Rochester Prize is awarded annually by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Science) to the top performing first year science undergraduate studnet. The name of the award honours Professor George Rochester (1908-2011), distinguished former Professor of Physics and Pro-Vice-Chancellor.

The 2017 Rochester Prize recipient is Matthew Toynbee 1MMath Mathematics, St John's College.

Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor and Warden with Matthew Toynbee

Seminar Slides

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Posters

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