Fabienne Gidding Wins a Unilever Research Prize
Fabienne Gidding Wins a Unilever Research Prize

Student Fabienne Gidding Wins Unilever Research Prize

The Unilever Research & Development department has honoured Fabienne Gidding, with one of the Unilever Research Prizes. She received the award for her outstanding thesis on future food security, which investigated thermotolerance in tomatoes.

During the award ceremony, she detailed her research findings, showcasing important contributions to combatting the effects of global warming on food security. Her research presents promising and societally relevant results. Gidding was nominated by Prof. Dr Ivo Rieu.

Former Master's of Biology student Gidding was among the twelve Master of Science graduates nominated by their respective universities in the Netherlands for the award. Each winner received a cheque for €2,500 and a piece of artwork.

The Unilever Research Prizes serve to recognise and celebrate the hard work, dedication, and innovative thinking of young scientists. This year's award recipients have not only graduated with high honours but have also completed noteworthy research on diverse topics that contribute towards solving sustainable development goals.

For more information about the prize, visit Unilever Research Prizes.

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