PhD student Nimmy Abraham was a finalist in the Engineering category of the annual STEM for Britain awards. Nimmy, a postgraduate researcher in the Vibration Engineering Section, was at the House of Commons on Monday, 4th March, during British Science Week, to present a poster of one of her abstracts to the judges and other attendees, including MPs and Peers.

The abstract related to a paper about using the ESE research facility VSimulators at Exeter Science Park to explore the dynamics of rhythmic jumping subjected to vertical vibrations.

To read the full paper Impact of vertical vibrations on human rhythmic jumping please visit