PhD candidate Goylette Chami from the Department of Land Economy received over £6,400 ($10,000 US) for her outstanding research into the impact of biodiversity loss on human health. Giorgio Divitini and Najeeb Ullah, from the Department of Material Sciences, received a joint second prize of £1,600 ($2,500 US) towards the costs of developing a new catalyst for water purification.
"I am humbled and honoured to receive the Dow prize. It has allowed me to pursue research that would not otherwise be possible."
Goylette Chami, 2011–12 winner