LCN researcher Dr Jess Wade wins the L'Oréal UK & UNESCO 'For Women in Science' UK award.
In a ceremony at Parliament on 15 September 2021, Dr Jess Wade was announced as the winner of the Physical Science category.
she will receive flexible Fellowships, worth £15,000 to support a 12-month period of research. The researchers are shortlisted based on remarkable research and excellent academic records, and on how the Rising Talents grant will enhance their careers.
Jess's research concerns new materials for optoelectronic devices, such as the LEDs used in TV and phone screens, with a focus on chiral organic semiconductors. Outside of the lab, Dr Wade is involved with several science communication and outreach initiatives. She is committed to improving diversity in science, both online and offline.
The full article can be read here:Two Imperial women awarded Rising Talents fellowships from UNESCO and L’Oreal | Imperial News | Imperial College London