GCCE PhD Student James Shannon has won 1st Place Talk Prize at Syngenta Chemistry Collaborative Research Conference 2018.
York PhD Student James Shannon has been awarded best research talk at the “Syngenta Chemistry Collaborative Research Conference 2018”. James presented his PhD project on the ‘Use of carbonaceous materials for the improvement of agricultural resilience’ to both peers, academics and senior personnel at Syngenta’s International Research Centre at Jealott’s Hill. The two day event took place on 13-14 September and hosted seven research talks from PhD students in their final year or now as postdoctoral researchers, and ten poster presentations from Year 1 and 2 PhD students. James excelled amidst intense competition, winning the 1st Place Talk Prize and receiving honours from Dr Steve Smith, Head of Crop Protection, Syngenta.