Laura Farrell, a technician at the University of Manchester’s Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre, has won an award for her continuing professional development from the Science Council, an umbrella body that administers professional technical registration across all disciplines nationwide.
From the Science Council’s press release:
“On 21 September, winners of the Science Council’s CPD Awards were invited to a ceremony in London to celebrate their achievements.
The annual CPD Awards is designed to celebrate the continuing professional development (CPD) efforts and achievements of registrants from across the registers: Registered Science Technician (RSciTech), Registered Scientist (RSci), Chartered Scientist (CSci) and Chartered Science Teacher (CSciTeach). Now in its third year, the awards offer them recognition for their broad and diverse range of professional activities.
To be a winner or to be awarded a commendation for the CPD Awards demonstrates an individual’s commitment to undertaking work-based learning and self-directed learning at a high, exemplary standard in order to benefit the quality of their practice and to benefit colleagues, patients, clients or any other users of the service they provide.
Awards announced on the night are listed below.
CPD Award Winners
RSciTech, Laila Soraya, member of the Institute of Science and Technology
RSci, Laura Farrell, member of the Institute of Science and Technology
CSci, Daisy Shale, member of the Institute of Biomedical Science
CSciTeach, David Overton, member of The Association for Science Education
CPD Award Commendations
RSci, Claire Hutton, member of the Institute of Science and Technology
RSci, Nicholas Dunn, member of The Association for Science Education
CSci, Lindsay Peer, member of The British Psychological Society
CSci, Mohamed El-Guindy, member of the Institute of Science and Technology
CSciTeach, Nicholas Girdler, member of the Royal Society of Biology”