PhD scholar Julie Wertz wins British Science Association's prestigious Award

PhD scholar Julie Wertz wins British Science Association's prestigious Award

Issued: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:12:00 BST

We are thrilled to announce that Lord Kelvin Adam Smith PhD scholar Julie Wertz is the winner of the British Science Association's prestigious Jacob Bronowski Award Lecture for science and the arts.

This recognises Julie's outstanding communications skills for her cutting-edge novel research to recreate 19th c Turkey red dyeing to inform the interpretation and preservation of heritage textiles.

Julie's lead supervisor, Dr Anita Quye would like to express her delight that this exciting collaborative research between the Centre for Textile Conservation in the School of Culture and Creative Arts and Dr David France in the School of Chemistry, with support by Lesley Richmond and the UoG Scottish Business Archive, has received such esteemed public recognition.