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The BA Award Lectures
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The BA Award Lectures are prestigious prizes awarded to young scientists who are exceptional at communicating their research to a general audience.
There are five different categories:

Joseph Lister Award - Social Sciences
Awarded to
Professor Mark Griffiths, Nottingham Trent University
Slots of fun: the psychology of gambling addictions

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Award - Engineering, technology and industry
Awarded to
Dr Adam Crewe, University of Bristol
Surviving an earthquake: how can we design earthquake proof buildings?

Charles Lyell Award - Environmental sciences
Awarded to
Ms Zoe Adams, Natural History Museum
From Man to Maggot: the ultimate act of recycling

Charles Darwin Award - Agricultural, Biological and Medical
Awarded to
Dr Harry Witchel, University of Bristol
The chemicals of pleasure: Good or Evil?

Lord Kelvin - Physical sciences and mathematics
Awarded to
Dr Graeme Jones, University of Keele
Saturday night science