photograph NEPG 2018 Conference - Prizes

A huge congratulations to the North East Post Graduate Committee for hosting a fantastic NEPG Conference at Newcastle Civic Centre earlier this month (9th November). Opening with a keynote talk by Dr Giles Yeo and hosting workshops and events throughout the day, including the Women in Science Panel discussion and Scientific writing workshop, the theme of ‘Engagement’ brought postgraduate students together from across the country to Newcastle.

For more information on the programme please visit https://ne-pg.co.uk/

Throughout the conference, presentations and a poster competition provided the opportunity for students to compete against their peers from many UK universities. This year the winners are:

Presentation Awards – Academic

1st Benjamin Clegg, Newcastle University

2nd Rochelle Hockney, Teeside University

Presentation Awards – Engagement

1st- Joseph Smith, Newcastle University

2nd – Sarah Hill, Newcastle University

qPCR Prize

Ben McCullough, Newcastle University

Poster Awards

1st Olivier Tardy, University of Sheffield

2nd Rosamund Clifford, University of Leeds

Congratulations to all the students who were awarded these prizes and a special thanks to Hannah Merrick and Siobhan Lister, lead organisers of NEPG 2018 for putting together a brilliant day. Roll on 2019!

published on: 26th November 2018