Department of Physics

Postgraduate student awarded prestigious thesis prize by publisher Springer

Tue Jan 05 14:13:00 GMT 2016

Hazel Garvie-Cook has had her PhD thesis chosen for publication in the prestigious Springer Theses series. Hazel was co-supervised by Dr Sergey Gordeev in Physics and Professor Richard Guy in Pharmacy & Pharmacology.

Hazel Garvie-CookInternationally top-ranked research institutes select their best thesis annually for publication in this series. The content of the series is available to millions of readers worldwide and the author of each thesis is rewarded with a cash prize equivalent to € 500.

Hazel's thesis was chosen by Springer for its scientific excellence and impact on research. Her work represents an inventive attempt to apply recent advances in nanotechnology to identify and characterise novel polymer systems for drug delivery through the skin.

Hazel's thesis 'Novel (Trans)dermal Drug Delivery Strategies' on the Springer website