USW researcher wins £50,000 prize to to develop urinary tract infection test

A scientist at the University of South Wales (USW) who helped to make a rapid test for Covid-19 has received £50,000 in funding to further develop the same technology to better diagnose one of the world’s most common infections.

Dr Emma Hayhurst, a Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology in USW’s School of Applied Sciences, has received the funding from Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation Awards to help with additional development of a rapid test which will speed up the diagnosis of urinary tract infections (UTIs).

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