Mandy MacLean shortlisted for WISE research award

Mandy MacleanProfessor Mandy MacLean of the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences has been shortlisted in this year’s WISE Awards.

The annual WISE Awards celebrate the work of individuals and organisations who are leading the way for women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

Record numbers of entries were received from women and organisations working in the UK’s STEM sector.

Mandy has been shortlisted for the research award which celebrates excellence in scientific research or other technical field.

All nominees were invited to attend an interview with the judges.

Mandy said: “I was delighted and honoured to hear that I have been shortlisted for this award. To be amongst such incredibly inspirational women at the interview was indeed inspirational in itself!’

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 12 November.

WISE Director Helen Wollaston said: “I was blown away by the passion, energy, commitment and sheer dogged determination of the girls and women we met at the interviews. They are shining examples of talent which is changing the face of the UK’s science, technology and engineering industries, to keep us at the forefront of global innovation and make the world a better place”. 

The WISE awards - shortlist revealed

First published: 2 October 2015

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