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University of Bristol neuroscientists awarded £2 million Wellcome Trust Investigator Award

Neuroscientists at the University of Bristol have been awarded a prestigious £2 million Wellcome Trust Investigator Award for a five-year study to investigate the neuronal circuits that drive our recognition memory. BRISTOL, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Recognition memory is essential for … Read the full press release

University of Bristol ranks 22nd out of almost 400 universities in Europe

BRISTOL, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Bristol has been ranked 22nd out of almost 400 universities in Europe, according to a new league table published today [21 June]. The Times Higher Education (THE) looked at previously unpublished data drawn … Read the full press release

University of Bristol paper receives RSPB Centre for Conservation Science award for scientific paper of high conservation importance

A scientific paper led by a team of biologists from the University of Bristol has won a major award from the RSPB. BRISTOL, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ‘Historical nectar assessment reveals the fall and rise of floral resources in Britain’ was … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham with Gold rating in the 2016/17 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

BIRMINGHAM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Birmingham has been awarded a Gold rating in the 2016/17 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Student satisfaction with the quality of teaching and progression of graduates to highly skilled employment or further study were … Read the full press release

GfK awarded the 2017 Innovation Prize at the 52nd Congress of German Market Research in Berlin

NUREMBERG, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GfK has won the 2017 Innovation Prize awarded by Association of German Market and Social Researchers (BVM). The award recognizes GfK’s innovative approach that allows new product and service concepts to be tested using an analysis … Read the full press release

University of Dundee won the Gold award in 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

Dundee, Scotland, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has been given a Gold award – the highest possible rating – in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF was introduced by the UK Government to recognise and reward … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham student Dafne Gaviria Arcila awarded the Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International

NOTTINGHAM, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dafne Gaviria Arcila, a second year mechanical engineering doctoral student at the University of Nottingham, has been awarded the prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International for her work in enhancing the performance of the new … Read the full press release

Cargotec’s Hiab a nominee in the prestigious 2017 German Brand Award competition

HELSINKI, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has been selected as a nominee in the prestigious 2017 German Brand Award competition. Hiab has entered this year’s competition in the Industry Excellence in Branding category, in the Logistics and … Read the full press release

C&W Networks Gets First-Time Recognition for Most Innovative and Successful Wholesale Service

LONDON, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — First-time recognition for leading the industry’s most innovative and successful project partnerships between operators and vendors C&W Networks, part  of C&W Communications (C&W), was recently recognized for outstanding industry leadership in wholesale service innovation as it … Read the full press release

Swedish author and artist Jonas Gardell is this year’s recipient of the KTH Stora Pris (Great Prize)

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish author, playwright, comedian and artist Jonas Gardell was named as this year’s recipient of the KTH Stora Pris (Great Prize). Gardell has worked on behalf of the disenfranchised for many years and been recognized … Read the full press release

Radicati Group analysis awarded Kaspersky Lab’s Anti Targeted Attack platform “Trail Blazer” quadrant status

MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A competitive analysis of the market for Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) by The Radicati Group has awarded Kaspersky Lab’s Anti Targeted Attack platform “Trail Blazer” quadrant status, one of its top market leadership positions. The result … Read the full press release

NORMA Group receives Platinum Supplier Status 2016 for its site in St. Clair, Michigan by General Motors

St. Clair, USA/Maintal, Germany, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, has been issued Platinum Supplier Status 2016 for its site in St. Clair, Michigan, by General Motors’ business unit Customer Care and … Read the full press release

ECE honored with three Silver Awards at the Solal Marketing Awards of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in Vienna

HAMBURG, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE was honored with three Silver Awards at the Solal Marketing Awards of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in Vienna. The marketing concept of new “Foodtopia” at MyZeil Frankfurt was awarded in the “Business … Read the full press release

School Leaver’s Award Recognizes Bentley As Best Employer in Automotive Sector

Bentley named Best Employer in the Automotive Sector Four awards secured in total, ranking 2nd Best Employer for School Leavers in the UK CREWE, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors has been recognised as a top employer for young people at … Read the full press release

Fulbright Award has been awarded to Professor Sandra Chapman from the University of Warwick

COVENTRY, 07-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A Fulbright Award – one of the best-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world – has been awarded to Professor Sandra Chapman from the University of Warwick. Professor Chapman, from the Department of Physics, … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: Heswall Disabled Children’s Holiday Fund awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

A charity for disabled children, which has closely been associated with the University of Bristol for many years, has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. BRISTOL, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Heswall Disabled Children’s Holiday Fund has been one of … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin shortlisted for the 2017 EAIE Award for Innovation in Internationalisation

DUBLIN, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Trinity is one of four European universities to be shortlisted for the 2017 EAIE Award for Innovation in Internationalisation. EAIE (the European Association for International Education) is the acknowledged European centre for expertise, networking and resources … Read the full press release

Piaggio Fast Forward received the highly sought after Disruptive Genius – Company award

PFF Chairman Michele Colaninno: “A deep understanding of the mobility of people and goods in an ever more technological future is the path that has led us to create GITA and KILO” Boston, Massachusetts (USA), 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Piaggio Fast … Read the full press release

Samaritans’ suicide prevention and marketing campaigns won two major prizes at the Business Charity Awards

SURREY, 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Samaritans’ suicide prevention and marketing campaigns with the railway industry won two major prizes at the Business Charity Awards last night. The awareness-raising campaign, We Listen, won Marketing Initiative of the Year and the suicide prevention … Read the full press release

CaixaBank named the Best Bank in Spain 2017 by Global Finance

The award is based on key aspects such as growth, profitability, territorial footprint, strategic relations, new business development and product innovation. The accolade follows the Bank of the Year 2016 award from The Banker, and the prize for Best Private … Read the full press release

SENER honoured for Kathu Solar Park Complex, Bokpoort CSP Power Plant at African Utility Week Power Awards

Getxo, Spain, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading engineering and construction company SENER, as part of the consortium for the turnkey construction of the 100MW Kathu Solar Park Complex, has been judged as having delivered “The Deal of the Year” at the … Read the full press release

Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering: Nominations solicited prior to June 1, 2017

The annual prize is made to a distinguished chemical or biochemical engineer and includes a monetary prize of 100,000 Danish kroner. Bagsværd, Denmark, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering is made to … Read the full press release

Interzum 2017: Covestro won two of the coveted prizes

Covestro receives two prizes as part of the interzum award LEVERKUSEN, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At interzum 2017, the world’s leading trade show for interior design and furniture production, Koelnmesse in collaboration with Red Dot held it’s ninth annual design competition. … Read the full press release

Gender equality: University of Aberdeen retains its Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The University of Aberdeen has retained its Athena SWAN Bronze Award for its commitment to gender equality. ABERDEEN, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Athena SWAN charter aims to address the lower proportion of women than men found in academic, professional, and … Read the full press release

Newcastle University won Business/Industry Collaboration of the Year at the Educate North awards

NEWCASTLE, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Newcastle University has won Business/Industry Collaboration of the Year at the Educate North awards for its innovative partnership with Northumbrian Water. Best practice and excellence The Educate North Awards celebrate best practice and excellence in the … Read the full press release

ZEISS honored for its virtual reality (VR) project ZEISS IOL UNIVERSE

OBERKOCHEN, 09-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 27 April, the Best of “Business-to-Business” Communication Awards 2016 were presented in Berlin. ZEISS was one of the companies to be honored with the Award for its virtual reality (VR) project ZEISS IOL UNIVERSE, and … Read the full press release

The Leicester Heartwize Schools Programme recognised at BMJ awards

LEICESTER, 08-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals project recognised at BMJ awards ceremony on 4 May 2017 The Leicester Heartwize Schools Programme won a prestigious BMJ award in the Education Team category last night (Thursday, 4 … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel’s Surface Chemistry business named 2017 Safer Choice Partner of the Year by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced AkzoNobel’s Surface Chemistry business as a 2017 Safer Choice Partner of the Year. The business was recognized for its role in proactively advancing the safer chemistry and safer product goals of the … Read the full press release

Wabash National of USA one of four finalists for this year’s Steel Prize

Wabash National has been named a finalist for the Swedish Steel Prize 2017 for developing the RIG-16, a lightweight and innovative Rear Underride Guard System for trucks that goes above and beyond highway safety standards.  STOCKHOLM, 05-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

Kiruna Wagon named finalist for the Swedish Steel Prize 2017

For developing the Helix Dumper, an innovative wagon solution that is highly durable and far more efficient than other ore wagon offerings, Kiruna Wagon has been named a finalist for the Swedish Steel Prize 2017. STOCKHOLM, 05-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release