Sixth Form team win second prize in prestigious international technology competition

Posted on 11 June 2018

A team of year 12 students from St Albans High School for Girls have won second prize in the prestigious Harry and Margaret Kroto Prize for Innovative Use of Technology in Science Learning, run by the University of Sheffield.

The prize is awarded annually in memory of Sir Harry Kroto to students aged 11-18, from any school in the world, for the best video about any Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics subject matter.

The group of STAHS students produced a short film on the potential use of DNA to store data, which caught the judges’ eyes with its multi-disciplinary approach and passion for Science communication.

The students are all members of the new STEMSTAHS group, set up to improve their understanding of wider Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths careers.

Congratulations to Emma, Nicole, Isabelle, Sophie, Safia, Caitlin, Katherine, Claire, Megan and Helen!

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