PhD student Wunmi Isafiade wins L'Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Fellowship

3 Dec 2014 - 10:30
The ten winners of the L'Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowships

Wunmi Isafiade is a PhD student and senior tutor in the Department of Computer Science.  She was one of ten exceptional women scientists from across Sub-Sahara Africa who was honoured recently with a fellowship for her work and potential impact in the scientific field in Africa.  Her PhD project is one in which she is developing a situation-recognition system to increase public safety.  Citizens all over the world share the same concerns about crime and as more people move towards creating smart cities, safety is a crucial aspect.