Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology picks up Business Award

Issued: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:45:00 GMT

The Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology (WTCMP) have scooped a prestigious award in the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Business awards 2014. The team from WTCMP and the Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation won first prize in the “Excellence in Communications” category. The awards ceremony, organised by Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, is held every year and the cream of Glasgow talent compete for these prestigious awards.  WCTMP

Prof Andy Waters, WTCMP Director said: “This is a timely and well-merited recognition of the energetic public engagement and communications programme that has been a hallmark of WTCMP life. 

"We are renowned in many circles for our diverse and original activities that seek to engage all walks of the public and educate them into the problems we tackle the reasons why and the ways in which we do it. Spearheaded by Alex Mackay, Dr Tansy Hammarton, Dr Mhairi Stewart Prof Mike Barrett and Dr Sonya Taylor, our programme has been active for nearly a decade and this award is massive recognition of WTCMP and our Institute’s excellent work.”