IOP Technician Award winners 2019
With the aim of raising the professional status of technicians, the IOP Technician Award highlights the diverse role of technicians in education, research and industry.
Ian East and Donna Wyatt – Microtarget Fabrication Team – Science and Technology Facilities Council
Ian Helliwell - University of York
For his dedication and contributions to practical physics training of undergraduate and secondary school students. Ian’s work enables the successful delivery of hands-on physics to 500 students annually.
Grainne McAdam - Caister Academy
For her contributions to developing the technical service provisions at Caister Academy, by securing funding for pupil activities and setting up a local science technician network, now with nearly 60 members.
Emma Meehan - Science and Technology Facilities Council
For her contributions as senior science support technician at Boulby Underground Laboratory, where she plays an essential role in supporting the multidisciplinary science programme, which includes the study of particle physics, geology, biology and more.