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Winners' adventure

Here some stories of past winners of the contest and what they did next.


Azza Faiad from Egypt, winner of the EFDA prize at EUCYS 2011

Making use of rubbish wins Azza a prize
The quest for fusion relies on brilliant young minds to fuel the next generation of discoveries, which is one of the reasons why EFDA is a proud member of EIROforum. The latest brilliant young mind to benefit from EFDA's support is 16 year-old Azza Faiad, from Egypt, who is a prize winner in this year's European Union Contest for Young Scientists, run by EIROforum. Morten Lennholm from JET joined the competition to speak to the young promising researchers and to deliver a talk about fusion.
Azza's project explored methods for converting waste plastic into usable fuel sources. The jury in Helsinki were so impressed that they awarded her the EFDA prize, of a week's placement at the JET facility in Culham, UK.

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Timm Piper from Germany, winner of the EFDA prize at EUCYS 2012

Timm won a week at JET as his prize for his project entitled "New Insights into the Microcosm"

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