Rachel Kimball ’24 has been awarded third prize for her work on Spectacular Spirulina: How Yard Waste and Algae Can be Used to Make Clean Energy. Next Breath/Molecular Frontiers Journal Competition called for solutions relating to air and water that could lead to improvements in quality and allocation helping to provide a clearer, cleaner future.
The essays were judged on Statement of the Issue (clear thinking, good writing, and format), Evidence of Issue (research, quality of sources, and evaluation of data), Recommendations (realistic, probable, or improbable), and Originality. Each essay had a minimum of three reviews, the judges were some of the members of the Next Breath Science Advisory as well as the Molecular Frontiers Journal.
The winning submissions are to receive cash awards and will be included in the Emerging Scientist edition of the Molecular Frontiers Journal an open-access publication, under World Scientific, headquartered in Singapore. A number of the papers will also be chosen for inclusion in an upcoming book on Student Solutions for Future Earth, under World Scientific.
Amazing job Rachel! Keep up the great work!