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Student Hayley Simon wins Royal Society of Chemistry Award

26 June 2020

SEAHA student Hayley Simon wins the Ronald Belcher Award in Analytical Chemistry from the Royal Society of Chemistry

Hayley Simon RSC awards credit Royal Society of Chemistry

We are pleased to annouce that SEAHA Student Hayley Simon has been awarded the Ronald Belcher award in analytical chemistry in the Royal Society of Chemistry Awards 2020. The Royal Society of Chemistry recognise outstanding work occuring across the scientific community, and the Ronald Belcher award is given for work on an analytic topic by a current post-graduate student. 

Hayley was awarded the prize for outstanding and innovative research on the conservation of Mary Rose iron cannonballs, which has produced unique insights to the field of conservation.

Hayley's PhD project, based in UCL Archaeology, studied the degradation of iron cannonballs and the efficacy of treatments to date at the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth. She is supported by partners The Mary Rose Trust, Diamond Light Source, and Eura Conservation Ltd. 


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