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The Jean Heap Bursary

We are delighted to announce that the recipient of the SLL Jean Heap Bursary 2019 is Karen van Creveld, with her research proposal Measuring Real Daylight Exposure Afforded by Various Architectural Environments and the Implications for our Health and Wellbeing.

Take a look at Karen's video presentation below:

The panel of judges were looking for a specific piece of lighting study or research designed for the benefit of SLL members and industry as a whole. Each year, the call for applications is open to anyone with an interest in light and lighting and there is up to £4000 funding available.

The Jean Heap Bursary was launched in 2014, in tribute to the commitment to lighting research and education which Jean demonstrated within the Society and throughout her career in the lighting industry.

If you have any questions about applying for the bursary, please email

The 2018 Jean Heap Research Bursary was awarded to Amir Nezamdoost for his project, Proposing a New Manual Blind Control Algorithm for Annual Daylight Analysis.