Awards available in the areas of Language and Communication Awards available in the areas of Language and Communication

Language and Communication Studies Prizes

Three annual prizes, worth a total of £300, are awarded on the basis of students' performance in the Final Assessment.

Rules

  1. There shall be up to three prizes to be awarded annually to a Language and Communication Studies student.
  2. The total value of the prizes shall be £300, no single prize to exceed £180.
  3. The prize or prizes shall be awarded by the Board of Final Examiners in Language and Communication Studies on the basis of performance by students registered in the School in the Final Assessment in Language and Communication Studies.
  4. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prizes shall not be awarded.
  5. In each case the money shall be used to purchase books chosen by the recipient.

2009/10 winner - Mari Webber and Louisa Adcock

2010/11 winners - Izabela Pikula and Veronika Vozenilkova

2011/12 winners - Abigail Flannery, Iryna Belskaya and Kerry Barsby

2012/13 winners - Falina Niesch, Georgina Pacey and Irene Padron-Linares

2013/14 winner - Alanah Reynor

2014/15 winners- Romy Higgins and Hannah Murphy Lonergan

2015/16 winners- Jasmine Pringle, Ida Hauge and Stefano Pollard

Up to £300


Language and Communication Studies Spanish Prize

An annual prize of £100 is awarded for best performance in the final assessment of any degree that includes Spanish Honours Language.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually by the Board of Examiners for the best performance in the Year 4 Assessment in any programme which includes Spanish Honours Language, provided that the candidate has not been recommended for any other prize in the Assessment.
  2. The value of the prize shall be a sum of £100
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged suitable the prize shall not be awarded. If two or more candidates are judged to be of sufficient and equal merit, the prize may be divided.

 

2012/13 winners - Judit Drotos and Aris Erdogdu

2013/14 winner - Sarah Gingell

2014/15 winner- George Buckenham

2015/16 winner- Luke Jackson

£100


The Janine Dakyns and Michael Parkinson Memorial Prize

This annual prize is awarded for the best performance in the Year 4 Assessment in any programme which includes French Honours Language.

Janine Dakyns and Michael Parkinson were both lecturers in French at UEA in the School of Modern Languages and European Studies ( a forerunner of the current School of Language and Communication Studies).

Find out more about Janine Dakyns and Michael Parkinson

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually by the Board of Examiners for the best performance in the Year 4 Assessment in any programme which includes French Honours Language, provided that the candidate has not been recommended for any other prize in the Assessment.
  2. The value of the prize shall be a sum not exceeding the income from memorial fund, which shall be to purchase books chosen by the recipient.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged suitable the prize shall not be awarded. If two or more candidates are judged to be of sufficient and equal merit, the prize may be divided.


2009/10 winner - Andrew Vinter

2010/11 winner - James Mower

2011/12 winner - Thomas Finch

2012/13 winners - Lindsay O'Neill, Lucy Harford and Polly Grice

2013/14 winners - Casey Drabble and Stephanie Creasey

2014/15 winner- Sophie Prentis

2015/16 winner- Francesca Montemagno

£100


The Edith Riches Memorial Prize

This annual prize of £100 is awarded for distinguished performance in French honours language modules by a second year undergraduate registered in Language and Communication Studies.

Edith Riches was born in Cluj, Romania. She was a skilled linguist speaking fluent English, French, Hungarian, Romanian and Italian. She spent over 35 years as a Language Teacher in Norfolk. The School is very grateful to Edith's son, Mark, for his generosity in providing for this prize. Find out more about Edith Riches

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize known as the Edith Riches Memorial Prize to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for distinguished performance in French honours language modules by a second year undergraduate student registered on a Language and Communication Studies degree programme.
  2. The value of the prize shall be £100.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded. If two or more candidates are judged to be of sufficient and equal merit, the prize may be divided.


2011/12 winners - Casey Drabble and Stephanie Creasey

2012/13 winners - Sophie Prentis, Grace Arbon and Romy Higgins

2013/14 winners - Ian Jackson and Francesca Montemagno

2014/15 winner-  Leo Graham

2015/16 winner- Isabel Morgan

£150


The Roger Fowler Memorial Prize

This annual prize of £100 is awarded for outstanding performance by an MA student registered in the school.

Roger Fowler was Professor of Linguistics at the University of East Anglia until his sudden untimely death. From the mid-seventies, he became known as one of the founders of 'critical linguistics', an extension of linguistic methods to the revelatory critique of ideology in language use.

Find out more about Roger Fowler

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize known as the Roger Fowler Memorial Prize to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Masters Board of Examiners for outstanding performance by a student registered on an MA degree programme in Language and Communication Studies.
  2. The value of the prize shall be £100.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded. If two or more candidates are judged to be of sufficient and equal merit, the prize may be divided.


2011/12 winners - Ewelina McMullan and Izabela Pikula

2012/13 winners - Deana Demetriou and Julita Skotarska

2014/15 winner- Lydia Holloway

2015-16 winner- Tessa Say

£100


The Yakult Award

This special prize is awarded to a student with the best attendance record over three years of study at UEA and is open to students registered in Japanese language degree programmes in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies.

1. A prize gift valued at £200 and a certificate will be awarded.

2. The prize will be awarded to a Japanese language degree student with the best attendance record over 3 years of study at UEA (Y1, Y2 and final year).

3. The prize will be awarded by Yakult UK

4. If there is more than one candidate judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize may be divided.

2015-16 winner: Camilla Bishop

£200