PhD student wins international award

Marleen Kerssens, a PhD student co-supervised by Prof. Pavel Matousek (STFC’s Central Laser Facility, Research Complex at Harwell) has won a Coblentz Society Student Award for 2012. The international prize is awarded by the Society to outstanding young scientists in the area of vibrational spectroscopy. Marleen received this award for her innovative breast cancer research and for translating this knowledge towards a clinical diagnostic tool. The award was formally recognised at the SciX 2012 conference in Kansas City, MO, USA in October 2012. For more information click here.