Highlights from Carnegie PhD Scholars’ Gathering 2022
On 11th November 2022 we welcomed 29 new and continuing Carnegie PhD Scholars for our Scholars’ Gathering (the first one since February 2020). The event, held at the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh included poster sessions for the first and second year scholars and research presentations for 3rd year scholars.
We were pleased to welcome back former Carnegie Caledonian Scholars Dr Rita Kanevski, who talked about her own experiences during and since completing her PhD. Rita undertook her PhD at University of Edinburgh, graduating earlier this year.
Judging panels, comprising of staff and Carnegie PhD alumni reviewed the posters, listened to Scholars’ presentations and asked questions about their research.
Best Poster Prizes were awarded to:
Emma Baillie, University of Edinburgh
Megan Pelly, University of St Andrews
Runner up Poster Prizes were awarded to:
Alexander Lombardo, University of St Andrews
Jennifer Curran, University of Edinburgh
Best Research Presentations were awarded to:
Abigail Cunningham, Edinburgh Napier University
Benedictine Khor, Glasgow Caledonian University
Runner up Research Presentations were awarded to:
Heather Milligan, University of Edinburgh
Josh Williams, Heriot-Watt University
People’s Choice Awards
The People’s Choice award for Best Poster went to Emma Reilly, Heriot-Watt University and the People’s Choice award for Best Research Presentation went to Benedictine Khor, Glasgow Caledonian University.
These awards were presented by our Chair, Ronnie Bowie and Dr Rita Kanevski.
The new selection round for students wishing to start a PhD in Academic Year 23-24 is about to launch and more info is available on the PhD Scholarships page.