The President's Awards
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The President's Awards

Research Project of the Year

The following nominations are shortlisted for this category.

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Professor Panicos Kyriacou
Professor Panicos Kyriacou

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

"The Biomedical Research Centre led by Professor Kyriacou is the first research group leading a research project funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) with a focus of brining engineering solutions to mental health and more, specifically in patients with Bipolar disorder."

Professor Jane Marshall
Professor Jane Marshall

Professor in Language and Communication Science
School of Health Sciences

"Every year about 50,000 people in the UK acquire aphasia as the result of a stroke. Those affected have difficulties with speech, reading, writing and comprehension, with devastating consequences for their quality of life. EVA Park is the first application of multi user virtual reality to address the needs of this marginalised group."

Professors Tong Sun and Ken Grattan
Professors Tong Sun and Ken Grattan

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

"This research has made a technological breakthrough by successfully instrumenting a railway current-collecting pantograph with an optical fibre sensor system for real-time monitoring of its contact condition with the overhead line electrification (OLE) system."