Sparrho awards £300 to PhD students and postdocs to attend an academic conference of their choice. Today we introduce our latest winner for the Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize - congratulations to Lavindra de Silva!
We've got the next winner for our Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize in 2020!
Are you a PhD or postdoc keen to share your research at a conference? Learn more about the £300 Sparrho Researcher Prize.
Big cheers to our four runners-up of who will receive some of our sweet Sparrho swag 🙌
Wezi Sendama is a Clinical Research Associate who aims to understandwhy older people are more susceptible to infections and what we can do tokeep our immune systems healthy as we age.
Read his pinboard: The effect of ageing on the resolution of inflammation
Elpida Vounzoulaki is a PhD student who specialises in big data epidemiology. In her research on gestational diabetes, she comparesfactors that can affect this risk of type 2 diabetes during pregnancy.
Read her pinboard: TYPE 2 DIABETES IN WOMEN WITH PREVIOUS GESTATIONAL DIABETES
Luke O'Reilly is a PhD student who investigates cold-water corals (CWCs), a marine species whichkeeps our planet clean of excessive CO2 and can be found ataround 1000m depth using robots.
Uzoamaka Okoli is a PhD student and lecturer who derives chemicals from the oil palm fruit - acommon ingredient for Nigerian food dishes- to develop a new therapy against breast cancer.
Read her pinboard: The Effect Of DFHCOP-A On The Cellular Microenvironment Of Breast Tumors
Steve, the sparrow, represents contributions from the Sparrho Team and our expert researchers. We accredit external contributors where appropriate.