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Fresh Ideas October Winners Announced

The results are in! We’re pleased to announce October’s first round winners in Fresh Ideas 2019-20:

Winners, each receiving a cash prize are:

  • Cara Stevenson – Queen Margaret University
  • Stephanie Massie – University of Stirling
  • Alistair J. Lea – Robert Gordon University

Highly Commended:

  • Eimantas Norkevicius – University of Aberdeen
  • Wiktoria Ociepa – Robert Gordon University
  • Nils Benedikt Meier – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Euan Robertson – University of Strathclyde
  • Sophia Saheicha – Edinburgh Napier University
  • Yongjun Zhang – University of Strathclyde
  • Anastasiia Galitsyna – University of Strathclyde
  • Megan Cameron – SRUC
  • Roger Siu Hang Lam – University of Glasgow
  • Arvindhan P. A. – Heriot-Watt University
  • Miroslava Bajzikova – University of Edinburgh
  • Emma Traynor – Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Lydia Hope Cowling – Dundee & Angus College

The monthly winners and highly commended entrants will move forward to stage 2, which runs in February and March 2020. They will have the opportunity to learn from experts on how to explore and develop their ideas at SIE’s Exploration Day – a full day workshop in February. Top prizes of £1200 will be awarded in March.

This year entries for Stage 1 will be accepted every month and will be judged 10 months of the year with cash prizes.

November entry is now open! For further information and to enter online, visit:

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