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Marcus Eales wins Poster Prizes

Marcus receiving his award at Soft Matter and Colloids Day 2017 from Dr Simon Emmett, Global Technical Manager at AkzoNobel

6 July 2017

Congratulations to Marcus Eales who has recently been awarded two poster prizes.

Marcus won the £50 prize for best poster presentation at the University's ​Infection & Immunity Early Career Researcher Symposium, held on the 21st June. His poster was entitled Bio-inspired Nanotopography to Prevent Infection on Dental and Orthopaedic Implants.

The following week, Marcus also won the poster prize for 2nd year PhD students with his entry Antimicrobial Surfaces based on Functionalised Nanospikes, at the 2017 Soft Matter and Colloids Day, which showcases PhD research being carried out in chemistry.

Two further members of the Dental School gave talks at the Infection & Immunity ECR Symposium; Grace Pidwill presented her research on the interactions between Group B Streptococcus and Candida albicans, & Gavin Hazell discussed his work on Novel antimicrobial surfaces to combat AMR infections in medical implants & devices.

Further information

Learn more about the University of Bristol Infection and Immunity Research Network by visiting their website.

University staff and students can view the full programme, and presentations including Grace & Gavin's by logging onto the Infection & Immunity network intranet

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