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Hephzi Tagoe wins National Science Communication Award

PhD student Hephzi Tagoe (Infection, Immunity, Inflammation Programme) has been awarded a national science communication award from the Royal Society of Biology. Held annually, the Royal Society of Biology's Science Communication Awards are intended to celebrate science engagement work carried out by research scientists in order to inform and inspire the public. The competition was open to bioscience researchers from UK universities and institutes. The New Researcher Prize of £750 was awarded to PhD student Hephzi Tagoe, whose research focuses on skin biology at the Institute. Shaping Healthy Attitudes and Protecting the Environment, a project founded by Hephzi, connects high school students in Ghana with scientists to investigate the impacts of environmental pollutants on community health and helps design innovative social solutions. Read more: RSB Press Release