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Date count run19 Mar 2021
Election rulesERS97 STV
Candidates running4
Available position1
Total ballots26
Valid votes26
Invalid votes0


Round Ebani Dhawan Altay Shaw Priyanka Peres RON (Re-Open Nominations) Exhausted Surplus Threshold
1 8.00 7.00 11.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 13.00
Count of first choices. The initial quota is 13.00. No candidates have surplus votes so candidates will be eliminated and their votes transferred for the next round.
2 9.00 14.00 3.00 2.50 11.50
All losing candidates are eliminated. Count after substage 1 of 1 of eliminating Altay Shaw and RON (Re-Open Nominations). Transferred votes with value 1.00. Since no candidate has been elected, the quota is reduced to 11.50. Candidate Priyanka Peres has reached the threshold and is elected.

Winner is Priyanka Peres.

Number of vacancies: 1


Ebani Dhawan
Kinesis translates the complex into the accessible, something I am passionate about. Being a part of Kinesis for the past couple of years has been such a wonderful experience as I have honed my writing style, found a potential career path I’d like to pursue (science communication!) and learnt a lot of interesting science!

This role is one that requires careful coordination, communication and time management. Being a copyeditor at the Journal for Young Investigators and a Science and Technology section editor at Pi Media have honed these skills. I have also had experience running a publication: (1) as the founding editor-in-chief of my high school’s publication and (2) more recently, as a Science Communication Associate at a health-focused startup where I created and executed the blog (plus, it helped me become a pro at Google Sheets, which is an important tool for a Managing Editor!).

If elected, I would aim to find and highlight opportunities and internships for Kinesis members to pursue their interests in science communication. And, I would like to introduce a journal club for members to keep ourselves updated with the latest science and to encourage members to use to primary research when writing.
Altay Shaw
Hey everyone, I am Altay, a second year medic running for Managing Editor.

As an editor and a writer this year for both Kinesis and RUMS Welfare, I have developed my passion for writing new articles and sharing relevant and scientifically accurate information to help inform people across several disciplines. Having promoted my peers' work this year and getting the new articles shared on the RUMS Bulletin, I hope to take on a greater responsibility in preparing new articles.

In my time editing and writing, I have been very grateful to work alongside individuals from a wide range of disciplines and degrees to provide the best possible material for online posts and issues. I have always communicated, left comments and supported peers through the editing period, supporting our great writers to make exemplary work.

A goal of mine in the role would be to provide more resources aimed at supporting writers in the conception of ideas and drafting of articles. I would aim to do this in providing live sessions at the start of the academic year, increased meetings between all editors and writers and creating additional Docs to go alongside the amazing work Sophie has done this year.

Having spent my preclinical years in Kinesis, it has been a joy to work for and alongside the amazing team at Kinesis. I would love to be your next Managing Editor and continue to make Kinesis a warm, welcoming society.
Priyanka Peres
The Kinesis Society has been one of the most exciting aspects of the past year for me. I was able to connect with so many amazing people and work towards a common goal. I am especially passionate about this magazine because I truly believe that it has the potential to foster a larger and more involved community, stimulate exciting scientific discussions and reach new heights in journalism and design. This is why I would love to be the Managing Editor next year: it gives me a chance to use my organisational, communication and people skills to push the envelope at Kinesis. I have had a few chances to do this as creative director and while setting up the Kinesis Magazine Book Club, but I am very eager for the chance to continue. I am confident that I will be able to handle the crucial role of managing editor well. This is due to my previous experience at Kinesis and my in-depth understanding of the magazine creation process, but also my experience as the Volunteering Coordinator of the Musical Theatre Society, a role that required me to coordinate large groups of people. I am also extremely passionate about science and reading, which will be a large advantage in this role. I have found a wonderful sense of community at Kinesis and find it easy to connect with members. For all these reasons, I sincerely hope you will vote for me as Managing Editor of Kinesis.