WISE are proud to announce the three highly commended and ten winners of the WISE Awards 2013 who received their awards from HRH The Princess Royal at the WISE Awards event at the Science Museum on 14th November. See more here:
The QMUL team: Prof Ursula Martin, Prof Edmund Robinson, Katja Knecht (MAT / G.Hack), Ann-Louise Anderson (SEMS / WISE@QMUL), Nela Brown (CogSci / G.Hack) and their guests: Steven Brown, Prof Caroline Wardle and Dr Rona Ramsey had a wonderful evening on 14th November at the WISE2013 Award Ceremony!
Nela and Ursula (nominees for Leader Award and Lifetime Achievement Award) had the great honour of meeting all the other incredible nominees as well as shake hands and chat with the amazing HRH The Princess Royal (who is a big supporter of WISE!)
We managed to bring one award ‘home’ this time (Highly Commended WISE Leader Award) and are certainly planning to be back next year and win SOME MORE AWARDS flagging up the good work the female members of staff and students are doing at QMUL with the invaluable support from their departments !
A BIG THANK YOU goes out to Bertille Calinaud for doing all the paperwork and putting forward the QMUL nominees and to Prof Ursula Martin (an amazing supporter of WISE@QMUL and G.Hack activities from the very start), who besides being nominated for the lifetime achievement award also miraculously managed to raise funds for a QMUL dedicated table ! What a star !
The Highly Commended WISE Leader Award, was given in the recognition of all the amazing things Nela has managed to achieve with G.Hack, WISE@QMUL and Flossie team in the past few years so she sends out a HUGE THANK YOU goes out to all the ladies who have worked with her on these projects and supported her over the years and with whom she would like to share this award with!
An obligatory (unofficial) photo is below with representatives of QMUL, and official ones are below ! Many more on the website here: