Also in October, the School of Engineering of the University of Minho revealed the results for the “Prémio EEUM – Melhor Tese de Doutoramento 2008” (School of Engineering Award for the Best PhD Thesis in 2008) and decided to award the thesis entitled: “New Biomimetic Acellular Routes for Pre-Calcification of Implant Materials, Carrier Particles and Porous Scaffolds”, by Isabel Maria Bacelo Leonor, researcher from the 3B’s Research Group, Department of Polymer Engineering.
Manuela Gomes, Student Travel and Professional Development Honorable Mention, 2003, Society for Biomaterials, Reno, Nevada, EUA, “for outstanding student research in biomaterials”.
Isabel Bacelo Leonor, Awarded for the Best Oral Presentation, Surface charge of PE modified with sulfonic functional groups in simulated body fluid, 17th International Symposium on Ceramics in Medicine - Bioceramics 17, New Orleans, USA, December 2004.
Isabel Bacelo Leonor, Kluwer Award for the Best Oral Presentation, “Apatite-forming ability of polymers with SO3H groups in SBF” presented on the 18th Meeting of the European Society For Biomaterials, Stuttgart, Germany, October 2003.
Alexandra Marques, Honorary mention awarded by The Society for Biomaterials to the work “ The effect of surface modification of starch based degradable biomaterials on the adhesion and proliferation of osteoblast-like cells” presented on the 29th Annual Meeting of The Society for Biomaterials, Reno, Nevada, USA, April 2003
Manuela Gomes, Student Travel and Professional Development Honorable Mention, 2001, Society for Biomaterials, Saint Paul-Minnesota, EUA, for outstanding student research in biomaterials.
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