Prizes & awards
Video: 3 Minute Thesis competition runner-up Michael Joyes
On Tuesday 5 June, eight doctoral students including CSCT student Michael Joyes competed against the clock in the University's Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Final. Michael was announced runner-up in the competition. Hear about his experience in this video.
STEM4Britain at the Houses of Parliament
Back in March, second year PhD student Bethan Charles travelled to the Houses of Parliament to attend STEM for Britain Annual poster competition, which supports and promotes Britain's early-career research scientists and engineers. As politics is a game, she made a...
Italian Women Inventors and Innovators Prize
We speak to Isabella Poli, an MSCA-FIRE fellow at the CSCT who was selected as a finalist in the ITWIIN 2017 competition. She received an honourable mention for the sustainability aspect of her innovation. What is ITWIIN? How did you come across...
Rocky Road to 3MT UK final
The following blog is written by final year student Kasia Smug I had the great pleasure of taking part in the 3MT UK final. What is 3MT? Well, 3MT, also known as 3 Minute Thesis, is a competition for doctoral...
CSCT team wins 'Engineering YES' Bristol Heat
This post was contributed by James Coombs OBrien. “Explain it to me like I’m a clever 12-year-old” was blurted at me as I tried to explain my PhD, and potential business, to a straight faced venture capitalist. “Quite frankly I...
CO2 Utilisation Faraday Discussion
George Gregory went to the Faraday Discussion - Carbon Dioxide Utilisation in Sheffield to present a poster and won the poster prize. Here is George's account on her trip: A conference with a difference! Held over three days at the...
Could hydrogen be the answer?
Second year CSCT student, Jemma Rowlandson, writes about her research topic of materials for hydrogen storage. Jemma recently won the regional finals of the Institution of Engineering and Technology's Present Around the World Competition and won a prize of £300 and a place...
Renewable Resources and Biorefineries Conference
On 3–5 June, CSCT student Sonia Raikova attended the 11th annual conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries which was held in the beautiful city of York. Out of 112 participants at the conference, Sonia won the prize for the best poster! The conference was...
Birthday talk on solid-state materials in New Zealand
Our third year CSCT student, Jessica Bristow gave a talk on her research at a conference in New Zealand where she also won a $200 Amazon voucher as a prize. Here is how she got on. Advanced materials and nanotechnology 7 was...
Four students from the CSCT: Stephen Bradley, Dominic Ferdani, Richard Maltby and Jon Chouler, recently attended and presented posters at ChemEngDay 2015, hosted by the University of Sheffield for IChemE. The event had over 350 Chemical Engineers from academia and industry. This report...