Melody Horan was named the winner of this year’s Ian McCrae Award at the Early Careers Network virtual meeting on the 10th November.
This year, entrants were asked to submit an essay on the following topic:
The outbreak of COVID-19 led to unprecedented changes in living and working patterns of our society. As a result, many people and places now experience different exposure to air pollution. What new policies, tools and strategies should be introduced to produce long-term benefits to the indoor and outdoor environments in terms of air quality?
Melody Horan, Senior Air Quality Consultant at Miller Goodall, was awarded the prize for her well-written submission with an interesting focus on health, particularly related to indoor air quality, and how new policies can maintain the changes in air pollution seen throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
You can read her submission here.
Thank you to everyone who submitted; we received a number of high quality submissions. Please do keep an eye out for next year’s topic for another chance to win this prestigious title.