Dr Sara Keller receives L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Rising Talent fellowship for Engineering

March 26, 2024

It is incredibly important to showcase positive female role models for young women aspiring to pursue STEM careers, demonstrating that these paths are not only achievable but also accessible. Dr Sara Keller, Department of Engineering Science, Oxford UniversityEach year, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science programme awards five prestigious grants to outstanding women postdoctoral scientists in the fields of Physical Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Computing, Life Science, and Sustainable Development. This year, Dr Keller received the Engineering Rising Talent Award for her work to develop ultrasound molecular imaging probes for the rapid diagnosis of bacterial infections with the aim of creating new tools for image-guided interventions. Her initial work focused on using high-intensity focused ultrasound as a novel antibiotic, by mechanically disrupting biofilms created by infectious bacteria. Dr Sara KellerProfessor Anne Anderson, Chair of the UK National Commission for UNESCO's Board of Directors said: ‘Congratulations to the 2024 Rising Talents.

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