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Fresh Ideas November Winners Announced!

We’re getting down towards the end of the first cycle in Fresh Ideas 2020-21, with only a month or two left before the second phase of the competition kicks off! Now to reveal the winning and highly commended entrants from November who have already secured their place…

This month’s cash prizes go to:

Evan Gwynne Davies – Heriot-Watt University
Calum Brodie – University of Abertay
Maria Isabel Amorin – University of Edinburgh

Highly Commended:

Cameron Leslie – Robert Gordon University
Joseph French – University of Edinburgh
Anna Gill – University of Aberdeen
Daillen Culver – University of Edinburgh
Penny Morton – Glasgow School of Art
Asma Batool – Edinburgh Napier University
Tara Kursinsky – University of Edinburgh
Calum Boyle – University of Strathclyde
Joe Colvin – University of Edinburgh
Xiaoyan Ma – University of Edinburgh

Well done everybody!

All of these winners and highly commended students will now proceed automatically to the next phase in 2021. They will be invited to participate in SIE’s Exploration Week, where they will further develop their ideas to improve their chances at one of the top cash prizes in the Fresh Ideas 2020-21 finals!

Fresh Ideas is open for early stage idea submissions from students and recent graduates (up to 24 months after graduation) from all disciplines, all year round.

Entries for the next month are now open, with a deadline of 31st December.

For full competition guidelines and FAQs, visit: