This year's Faculty of Science Doctoral Thesis Awards, where PhD students within the Faculty are awarded up to £500 for their doctoral thesis, has taken place and the winners have been announced.

Find out who the winners are:
LIFE SCIENCES:

Blanca Perez Sepulveda 
“Molecular Basis of Cyanophage Resistance in Marine Synechococcus”

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LIFE SCIENCES:

Ian Lidbury 
“Microbial Methylated Amine Metabolism in Marine Surface Waters”

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SYSTEMS BIOLOGY:

Manuel Alejandro Esparza Franco 
“A Systems Biology Analysis of Feedback Control in Pheromone Signalling of Fission Yeast”

Manuel Alejandro Esparza Franco
PHYSICS:

David Chapman
“Probing the Dynamic Response of Dense Matter with X-ray Thomson Scattering”

David Chapman
PHYSICS:

Tom Machon 
“Aspects of Geometry and Topology in Liquid Crystalline Phases”

Tom Machon
COMPUTER SCIENCE:

Bo Gao
“Developing Energy-Aware Workload offloading Frameworks in Mobile Cloud Computing”

Bo Gao
COMPUTER SCIENCE:

Philip Taylor
“Data Mining of Vehicle Telemetry Data for Driving Monitoring”

Philip Taylor
CHEMISTRY:
Daniel Phillips
"Biochemically Adaptive Materials based on Isothermally Responsive Materials"
 
CHEMISTRY:
Jonathan Lamley
"Methods for the Determination of the Structures and Dynamics of Proteins by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy."
 
WMG:
Neill Raath
"Failure Prediction of Spot Welded Boron Steel"
 
SYSTEMS BIOLOGY:
Jason Piper
"The demarcation of transcription factor binding sites through the analysis of DNase-seq data"
 
STATISTICS:
Kirsty Hassall
"The temporal and Spatial Analysis of Single Gene Expression"
 
STATISTICS:
Manuele Leonelli
"Bayesian Decision Support in Complex Modular Systems: an Algebraic and Graphical Approach"
 
PHYSICS:
Davide Michieletto
"Topological Interactions in Ring Polymers"
 
MATHEMATICS:
Tomasz Tkocz
"High Dimensional Phenomena: Dilations, Tensor Products and Geometry of L_1"
 
ENGINEERING:
Tang Yuan
"Modular Multilevel Converter: Submodule Dimensioning, Testing Method, and Topology Innovation"
 
 
More information about this year's awards can be found here