Congratulations to Matthew Berwick on winning the Joe Spencer Prize for best oral presentation at the 2014 RSC Chemical Biology and Bio-organic Postgraduate Symposium at the University of Warwick. Matthew, a 3rd year PhD student working in the groups of Anna Peacock and Melanie Britton, presented his research on the use of de novo designed coiled coils as novel ligands for lanthanides and their applications within imaging.