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17 Dec 2015

PhD student awarded prestigious IMechE Research Scholarship

PhD student, Rebecca Grant, has been awarded the prestigious Institution of Mechanical Engineers Research Scholarship at the IMechE Vision Awards.

The IMechE Vision Awards recognises young people making an impact on the engineering industry and inspiring the next generation of students and engineers.

Rebecca graduated with a 1st Class Honours MEng degree in Product Design Engineering from the Wolfson School in July 2015, and was also the recipient of the University Sir Robert Martin Prize for outstanding achievement.

Rebecca entered the 2015 IMechE competition on the basis of her aspirations to further develop her STEM and outreach activities and, her proposed PhD research topic: The application of manufacturing metrology strategies for the control of large scale bio-manufacturing of stem cell therapies.

The IMechE awards offer one Postgraduate Research Scholarship nationally per year for exceptional graduate students from an IMechE accredited engineering degree programme.

Rebecca was shortlisted from a large national entry and was subsequently selected as the overall winner of the national scholarship competition. 

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