The Brazilian scientist and alumni Diana Prado Lopes Aude Craik’2005 won the top prize in a British contest of scientific photographs, organized by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
After her graduation at The British School, Rio de Janeiro, she was offered places at Harvard, Princeton amongst others well known universities. She then majored in Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US. Currently, she is working towards her PhD degree in quantum physics at the University of Oxford, UK.
The winning photo was made using a microscope from Oxford University. It shows a chip that was developed by a colleague and herself, as part of a research on the development of quantum computing with ions. She won the Eureka category and also the overall prize.
More details at: http://www.bbc.com/portuguese/noticias/2016/03/160323_brasileira_oxford_foto_ss
Congratulations, Diana! We’re proud of you!