Our Huddersfield and District Local Section has announced the winners of their photo competition entitled 'Captivating Chemistry'.
First, second and prize winners were chosen from a total of around 30 entries. The top three entries received cash prizes of £200, £100 and £50 with an additional prize (£50) for the best student entry.
First prize – Viola Previtali
First prize went to Viola Previtali, a fourth year PhD student from Trinity College Dublin, for her photograph entitled “Chemistry universe: Sun in a round-bottomed flask”.
Second prize went to Thanuja Galhena, for her image entitled "Lacework of Graphene", which is a SEM image of a cross section of reduced graphene oxide paper. Thanuja is a resaerch associate at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.