Masters Student Wins Writing Prize
Congratulations to Nikita Potemkin who won the OMSRS Science Writing Prize at the recent Otago Medical School Research Society meeting. Nikita is studying for a Masters degree in Neuroscience and is co-supervised by Dr Joanna Williams and Professor Warren Tate (Biochemistry).
Teaching Fellow Wins Award
Congratulations to Dr Brad Hurren who won the Most Inclusive Teacher Award at the Otago University Students' Association awards night. Voted on by the students, the inclusive teaching award "recognises excellence in inclusive teaching and a commitment to understanding disability as a human rights issue, thus enriching the Otago experience for students who have a disability, impairment or medical condition, an honours a university staff member whose teaching and actions exemplify the ideas of inclusivity and advances equity and opportunities for all students".
Student Success at Conferences
Congratulations to Papi Gustafson, Joon Kim, Danielle Tranter and Eloise Williams who won awards at recent research conferences.