EPBS – Martin Nicholson Award
Nicola Blake presented a poster at the EPBS2022 November 2022. Her poster:
Surveillance of MRSA isolates from an Irish hospital: interpreting genotyping data, including spa typing data – Nicola Blake, Julie Twomey, Dolores Crowley, Dr. Helen O’ Shea, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland
Very proud moment for Nicola Blake, Presidents Prize winner receiving her silver medal award for her poster at the recent European Association for Professions in Biomedical Science (EPBS) meeting and Conference in Helsinki, Finland.
Nicola flew the flag for Ireland and Irish Biomedical/Medical Science students and is pictured here receiving her award from EPBS President Dr Fernando Mendes, Portugal.
Nicola is also pictured alongside her Poster with two of her University Hospital Waterford (UHW) colleagues Barry McGuinness and Pat Mulhare. Nicola is currently working in UHW Microbiology department.
Nicola overcame significant challenges during COVID 19 lockdown teaching herself coding language in order to interrogate complex data in order to improve patient treatment, demonstrating the versatility and knowledge if Medical Scientists.
Nicola is a perfect example of the importance of science in this Science week 2022
Nicola took home a silver medal for her poster. We are so proud of Nicola representing Medical Scientists at a European level. Well done and congratulations Nicola.
Download Nicola’s poster HERE
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