The award, in memory of Dr Margaret Steel, is a generous £1000 prize awarded to female students who showed a particular aptitude for innovation and want to develop an idea.
An artificial intelligence system analysing data from the Gaia space telescope has identified more than 2,000 large protostars - and they could hold clues to the origins of the stars in the Milky Way.
Professor Jaafar Elmirghani was rewarded by the IEEE for his outstanding contributions to the energy efficiency of optical communications.
Five scholars from the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences have been appointed to the Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholarship programme.
The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Partnership Awards is an annual event to give recognition and thanks to staff and students in the Faculty.