Congratulations to the MPLS researchers and projects which have been highly commended in several categories of this year's VC's Innovation Awards. Winners and Highly Commended entries were selected by the Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Awards panel chaired by Professor Chas Bountra, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Innovation, and comprising academics from each of the four Divisions and Professional Services staff who support impact and innovation across the collegiate University. Building on the awards two years ago a new category of Policy Engagement has been added to those for Teamwork, Building Capacity, Inspiring Leadership, and Early Career Innovator.
- The Circularity of Plastics led by Professor Peter Edwards (Department of Chemistry)
- Absolute distance interferometry led by Professor Armin Reichold (Department of Physics)
- The Nanoimager, a desktop super-resolution microscope, Professor Achillefs Kapanidis (Department of Physics)
- Putting Out Digital Wildfires Before They Take Hold, Professor Marina Jirotka (Department of Computer Science)