Group Prizes and Awards

 

Prizes

2017 Best poster prize at 2nd Composites@Manchester Research Workshop awarerd to Haneen Naji

2016 Fluorochem best poster Prize (Voucher £50) at MMU Bioinspired Research Symposium awarded to Beenish Siddique

2016 Sandpit UoM workshop best research proposal prize themed “Ageing, Mobility and Wellbeing” (£250) awarded to Vicki Workman (and team)

2016 Best poster prize (£100) at the  School of Materials Post Graduate Conference 2016 awarded to Jacek Wychowaniec

2016 3rd poster prize (£25) at the  School of Materials Post Graduate Conference 2016 awarded to Beenish Siddique

2015 Best poster presentation prize (Book token £100) at the Polymer Physics Group 27th biennial meeting, Manchester, UK awarded to Jacek Wychowaniec

2014 Finalist for the WISE Research Award 2014 to Aline Miller

2013 Philip Leverhulme Prize (£70k) for compelling recognition of research achievements to Aline Miller

2013 Best oral presentation prize at the Surgery Trainee Prize Evening, Manchester Medical Society awarded to Anne Markey

2011 Best oral presentation session prize (£105) at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell-Matrix Research Conference 2011, Manchester, UK awarded to Kate Meade

2010 Best PhD student oral contribution prize (Robert Mathys Foundation award) at the eCM XI: Cartilage and Disc: Repair and Regeneration conference, Davos, Switzerland awarded to Ayeesha Mujeeb

2010 Best poster presentation prize (£75) at the The Tissue & Cell Engineering Society (TCES) Annual Meeting, Manchester, UK awarded to Ayeesha Mujeeb

2009 Poster Prize for "Novel use of biomaterials" at the 4th Annual Conference of the UK Society of Biomaterials (UKSB), Belfast, Ireland awarded to Jie Gao

2008 Macro Group UK Young Researchers Medal awarded to Aline F. Miller

2008 IoP Polymer Physics Group / American Physical Society, Young Scientist Lecture Prize awarded to Aline F. Miller

2008 Second prize for PhD student oral contribution (book token) at the Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre Student Conference, Manchester, UK awarded to Ayeesha Mujeeb

2006 Best poster presentation prize (£100 book token) at the Functional and Biological Networks: theory and experiment conference, Sheffield, UK awarded to Maria Simon Saenz

2006 Best PhD student oral contribution prize (£50 book token) at ISIS Neutron Users Meeting, Oxford, UK awarded to Antonios Konstantopoulos

2004 Best poster presentation prize (£250) at the 4th Annual Conference of the UK Society of Biomaterials (UKSB), Brighton, UK awarded to Elisabeth Vey

 

Scholarships / Fellowships

2016 GelART DTC IRS Investment Grant (£5k) awarded to Jacek Wychowaniec

2014 Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship (£45k) awarded to Aline Miller

2013 EPSRC Early Career Fellowship (£2.3M) awarded to Alberto Saiani

2008 Manchester Alumni Fund Scholarship (£24000) awarded to Jie Gao

2007 Royal Society of Engineering Industrial Secondment Fellowship (£12000) awarded to Alberto Saiani

2005 Society of Chemical Industry Gray Scholarship (£3000) awarded to Antonios Konstantopoulos

2004 Exxon Mobil Teaching Fellowship (£9000) awarded to Aline F. Miller

2003 Society of Chemical Industry Gray Scholarship (£3000) awarded to Paolo Mussone

 

Travel grants

2016 Sir Eric Rideal Travel Bursary (£500) awarded to Jacek Wychowaniec to attend the CUNY BioNanoMed Symposium, New York, USA.

2016 Insitute of Physics CR Barber Trust Fund Travel Grant (£175) awarded to Jacek Wychowaniec to attend the CUNY BioNanoMed Sumposium, New York, USA.

2016 Graphene Flagship Early-Stage Researcher Grant  (€200) awarded to Jacek Wychowaniec to attend the Graphene Week Conference, Warsaw, Poland.

2015 IOP Materials and Characterisation Group Travel Bursery (£150) awarded to Jacek Wychowaniec to attend the PepMat 2016 Conference, Barcelona, Spain

2015 D. H. Richards Travel Bursery from the MacroGroup UK (£500) awarded to Jacek Wychowaniec to attend the PepMat 2016 Conference, Barcelona, Spain

2014 TERMIS-AM Travel award ($345) awarded to Laura Szkolar to attend TERM-AM 2014 conference

2014  Institute of Physics (IoP) , Polymer Physics Group (PPG), Research Student Travel Grant (£250) awarded to Pietro Locatelli to attend the IUPAC MACRO 2014 Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2014 D. H. Richards Travel Bursery from the MacroGroup UK (£500) awarded to Pietro Locatelli to attend the IUPAC MACRO 2014 Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2013 Society of Chemical Industry, Leverhulme Travel Bursary (£650) awarded to Pietro Locatelli to attend the European Polymer Congress EPF 2013, Pisa, Italy

2010 Institute of Physics (IoP) , Polymer Physics Group (PPG), Research Student Travel Grant (£250) awarded to Achilleas Tsiotas to attend the American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting, Portland, USA

2010 RSC MacroGroup UK Travel Grant (£300) awarded to Antons Maslovskis to attend the 43rd IUPAC World Polymer Congress MACRO2010, Glasgow, UK

2009 Society of Chemical Industry, Leverhulme Travel Grant (£300) awarded to Achilleas Tsiotas to attend the European Polymer Congress (EPF′09), Graz, Austria

2009 RSC NW Group Travel Grant (£300) awarded to Antons Maslovskis to attend the European Polymer Congress (EPF′09), Graz, Austria

2009 Society of Chemical Industry, Messel Travel Grant (£250) awarded to Antons Maslovskis to attend the 22nd European Conference on Biomaterials ESB2009, Lausanne, Switzerland

2008 UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology Travel Grant (£800) awarded to Claire Tang to attend the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, USA

2008 Armourers & Brasiers’ Company Travel Grant (£500) awarded to Claire Tang  to attend the 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, Holland .

2008 Society of Chemical Industry, Messel Travel Grant (£250) awarded to Stephen Boothroyd to attend RSC Physics Meets Biology Meeting, Oxford, UK

2006 Young Academics Network in Chemical Engineering (YANCE) Travel Grant (£420) awarded to Alberto Saiani to attend the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, USA

2006 Young Academics Network in Chemical Engineering (YANCE) Travel Grant (£670) awarded to Alberto Saiani to attend the Small Angle Scattering (SAS) Conference, Kyoto, Japan

2006 Institute of Physics (IoP) Travel Bursary (£500) awarded to Alberto Saiani to attend the Small Angle Scattering (SAS) Conference, Kyoto, Japan

2006 Society of Chemical Industry, Messel Travel Grant (£300) awarded to Mallik Pasumarty to attend 80th ACS Symposium on Colloid and Surface Science, Boulder, USA

2006 Jülich Centre for Neutron Science Travel Grant (£250) awarded to Alberto Saiani to attend the JCNS Symposium and EU user meeting, Jülich, Germany 

2005 Institute of Physics (IoP) Travel Bursary (£500) awarded to Alberto Saiani to attend the European Polymer Congress (EPF′05), Moscow, Russia

2005 Society of Chemical Industry, Messel Travel Grant (£250) awarded to Paolo Mussone to attend the World Chemical Engineering Congress, Glasgow, UK

2005 Society of Chemical Industry, Messel Travel Grant (£250) awarded to Daniel Belton to attend the World Chemical Engineering Congress, Glasgow, UK

2004 Leonardo Travel Grant (£1250) awarded to Alberto Saiani to visit Huntsman Polyurethanes, Everberg, Belgium

2004 Royal Academy of Engineering Travel Grant (£700) awarded to Paolo Mussone to spend one month at the university of Brisbane, Australia undertaking collaborative work

2003 Recent Appointees in Polymer Science Travel Grant (£135) awarded to Alberto Saiani to attend the Institute of Physics (IoP) Polymer Physics Group (PPG) Biennial Meeting, Reading, UK

2003 Recent Appointees in Polymer Science Travel Grant (£170) awarded to Alberto Saiani to attend the Institute of Physics (IoP) The Physics of Biological Polymers Meeting, London, UK

2003 Leonardo Travel Grant (£1410) awarded to Alberto Saiani to visit Huntsman Polyurethanes, Everberg, Belgium

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