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Turnberg Cup 2019 Winner

Congratulations to Govind Oliver who is the 2019-20 Winner of the Daniel Turnberg Cup. Govind said:

 

"I am honoured to have been awarded the Turnberg cup for 2019. It was a privilege to have this presented to me by Professor Graham Lord, Vice-President of the University and the Dean of the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health. 

I am both fortunate and very grateful to have had the mentorship of Professor Rick Body during my NIHR ACF in Emergency Medicine.  I was delighted to have the opportunity to present some of our research, alongside senior academics, at the ICAT Annual Symposium to friends and colleagues. Research in Emergency Medicine is growing thanks to the tireless efforts of a few dedicated clinical academics. It was very rewarding on a personal level to feel that I could contribute towards research within the specialty gaining recognition. 

I really enjoyed the discussion following my talk, I was pleasantly surprised by the interest in our work from researchers working in very different areas. I found the same enthusiasm and interest hearing about the work of Pan and John, both doing genomic research, who won the oral and poster prizes at the ICAT Annual Symposium. It is a credit to the University, and the ICAT programme, that clinical academics from disciplines as different as Emergency Medicine and Genomics can come together, be enthused by each others work, share their ideas and passions and lay the seeds of future collaborations."

 

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