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WISE Awards 2016

WISE Awards 2016 Winners Announced

(From left to right - Sky representative Shivani Uberoi, Amy Hart, Debbie Forster, Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, Amali De Alwis, Anne-Gaelle Colom, Professor Clare Elwell, Dr Ying Cheong representative, Yvonne Bennet representative, Tom Jones)

10 November 2016, London

The WISE Awards 2016

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Winners, Highly Commended and Shortlist

WISE International Open Source Award - sponsored by Bloomberg

WINNER: Anne-Gaelle Colom, Senior Lecturer, University of Westminster

Shortlisted: Cathrine Armour, Director, Venturyst Ltd

Shortlisted: Dr Rebecca Wassall, Director, OpenOdonto CIC

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WISE Rising Star Award - sponsored by Intel

WINNER: Amy Hart, Apprentice Software Developer, HMRC

Shortlisted: Becky Ford, Trainee Structural Engineer, Shepherd Gilmour

Shortlisted: Fatumina Abukar, PhD Student, University College London

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WISE Hero Award - sponsored by Babcock

WINNER: Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor Swansea University, Swansea University

Shortlisted: Dorothy Gradden, Head of Programme Delivery Magnox, Sellafield

Shortlisted: Dr Natalie Shenker, Co-founder and Research Director, Herts Milk Bank CIC

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WISE Health & Safety Award - sponsored by BAM Nuttall

WINNER: Yvonne Bennett, Group Head Never Harm CDP, J. Murphy & Sons Limited

Shortlisted: Sally Martin, VP HSSE Downstream and Manufacturing, Shell

Shortlisted: Charlotte Mitchell, Occupational Health and Wellbeing Manager, SSE

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WISE Research Award - sponsored by Winton Capital

WINNER: Professor Clare Elwell, Professor of Medical Physics, University College London

Shortlisted: Professor Clare Grey, Professor of Chemistry, University of Cambridge

Shortlisted: Dr Patricia Hunt, Reader in Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, Imperial College London

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WISE Tech Start-Up Award - sponsored by Goldman Sachs

WINNER: Dr Ying Cheong, Associate Professor in Reproductive Medicine, University of Southampton

Shortlisted: Victoria Peppiatt, COO, Phrasee

Shortlisted: Dr Rebecca Sage, Managing Director, Interactive Scientific Limited

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WISE Employer Award - sponsored by AWE


Shortlisted: BAM Nuttall Ltd

Shortlisted: Amey

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WISE Impact Award - sponsored by Thales

WINNER: Amali de Alwis, CEO, Code First: Girls

Shortlisted: Isla Kennedy, Digital Consultant, Accenture

Shortlisted: Dr Kathryn Woods-Townsend, LifeLab Project Manager, University of Southampton

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WISE Woman of the Year Award - sponsored by Rolls-Royce

WINNER: Debbie Forster, Co-CEO, Apps for Good

Shortlisted: Linda Miller, Project Manager, Bechtel Ltd

Shortlisted: Jane Simpson, Head of Asset Creation (Non-Infrastructure), Severn Trent Water

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WISE Man of the Year Award jointly sponsored by McKinsey

and The Royal Academy of Engineering

WINNER: Tom Jones, Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Amec Foster Wheeler

Shortlisted: Professor Paul Walton, Professor of Chemistry, University of York

Shortlisted: Don Johnson, Operations Director, Laleham Health and Beauty

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