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Davide Recevies Silver Prize

6th June 2013

Davide Zilli recevied the Silver Award for his poster presentation at the University's 2013 Postgraduate Research Showcase. The award was presented to him by the University's Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Mark Spearing.

His poster was on his research into the use of smartphones for biodiversity monitoring, in particular the hunt for the New Forest Cicada.

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