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Winner of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

The Horizon CDT is proud to announce that Joy Egede is the winner of the 2020 L’Oreal-UNESCO UK Women in Science Rising Talent award in Computing and Mathematics for her work in researching the assessment of pain in infants using machine-assisted methods.

The program awards the top 5 applicants with a £15,000 research grant.

 “I will use this award to create technologies that would give a voice to babies in pain and promote the inclusion of women in Science, particularly those from under-represented groups”.  Dr Joy Egede

Joy is from the HorizonCDT-affiliated IDIC programme (2013 cohort) and submitted her PhD thesis “Automatic Pain Assessment from Face Video (Continuous Pain Estimation in Adults and Neonates)” in 2018. After graduating, Joy worked as a Research Fellow  in the Computer Vision Lab and currently works with the Biomedical Research Centre.

Congratulations Dr Joy Egede!!!! Well deserved!


Originally posted at https://cdt.horizon.ac.uk/2020/05/22/winner-of-the-loreal-unesco-for-women-in-science-awards/