May 16, 2019, by Lisa Chin
Postgraduate Prize Awards Presentation 2019
Postgraduate Prize Awards
The University of Nottingham Postgraduate Prize Awards recognise accomplishments in research, publications, conferences and contribution to the postgraduate community. Postgraduate students were nominated by their Schools/Departments for excellence across a number of areas.
Tri-campus Awards Presentation Ceremony
On 15 May 2019, prize winners and their guests were invited to a tri-campus awards presentation ceremony hosted by the Graduate School. The ceremony was showcased simultaneously across all three campuses in UK, Malaysia and China.
Professor Sivakumar Manickam, Associate Dean of Research and Knowledge Exchange for Faculty of Science and Engineering, presented the awards to the prize winners of Malaysia Campus while their supervisors and friends cheered them on.
A total of three postgraduate students were awarded the Postgraduate Prize Awards and they are listed below:
Chew Kit Wayne, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering
“Kit Wayne has performed outstandingly throughout his three years of postgraduate study. He has made significant accomplishments in the field of sustainable bioprocessing by publishing 12 journal papers in the span of two years. He has contributed 3 book chapters and presented his work in 3 international conferences and research showcases. He also contributed to the postgraduate community by volunteering himself to organise multiple conferences, showcases and research visits.” – Ir Dr Show Pau Loke, Associate Professor at Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Tan Pui Yee, School of Biosciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering
“Pui Yee has demonstrated absolute commitment to her project and academic contribution to the field of Public Health Nutrition in the Malaysian population. This is evident from the publication of three excellent articles in high impact factor journals. She proactively participated in timetabled practicals, open days and workshops. Her role as chairman of Obesity Awareness Outreach Project funded by a Japanese company is highly commendable.” – Dr Soma Mitra, Associate Professor at School of Biosciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Premanand Krishnan, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science and Engineering
“Premanand has made potentially therapeutically useful discovery of novel phytochemicals. His most important work is represented by his investigation of a local fig species, which yielded a series of new alkaloids possessing promising vasorelaxant properties, particularly in rat aorta tissue. The project team is currently working towards patenting this series of alkaloids along with some synthetic analogues, which explains why his work on the fig species is till not published. To date, he has accumulated 5 publications in high impact journals, with him being the first author for 2.” – Dr Lim Kuan Hon, Associate Professor at School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science and Engineering
The Graduate School would like to once again congratulate all the winners on their achievements and for receiving such prestigious awards!
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Featured image: Group photograph of prize winners with supervisors, Associate Dean of Research and Knowledge Exchange for Faculty of Science and Engineering and members of the Graduate School.