Philosophy awards available within in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies Philosophy awards available within in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies

Prize for Distinguished Performance in the Year 1 Assessment

This annual prize of £100 is awarded for distinguished performance in the Year 1 Assessment.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for Year 1 Assessment for distinguished performance in the Year 1 Assessment. The value of the prize shall be £100.
  2. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit, the prize may be divided.


1996/97 winner - Stephen Foreman

2009/10 winners - Kari With and D Fulham

2010/11 winners - Joseph Lack and Amy Riches

2011/12 winner - Christopher Edwards

2012/13 winner - Isabel Stevens and James Newbold

2013/14 winner - Sophie Brinkley and Charlotte Cook.

2014/15 winners- Ciaran Losasso and George Higham

2015/6 winner- Nicholas Ashford

£100


Prize for Distinguished Performance in the Year 2 Assessment

This annual prize of £100 is awarded for distinguished performance in the Year 2 Assessment.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for Year 2 Assessment for distinguished performance in the Year 2 Assessment. The value of the prize shall be £100.
  2. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit, the prize may be divided.


1996/97 winner - Giles Pearson

2009/10 winner - Daniel Youmans

2010/11 winner - Laura Webster and D Fulham

2011/12 winners - Emily Ayson and Katie Spencer

2012/13 winner - Sophie Hill

2013/14 winner - Briony Hannell

2014/15 winner- Charlotte West

£100


Prize for Outstanding Performance in Year 2 Philosophy or Joint Degree Subject

This annual prize worth £100 is awarded for outstanding performance in the Year 2 Assessment and is open to students registered in the School on a single honours degree or joint degree programme.

Rules

There shall be a prize, to be awarded annually, at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for the Year 2 Assessment, on the following basis:

  1. To be awarded either to a student registered in the School on a single honours degree programme or to a student registered in the School on a joint degree programme whose performance in his/her other subject is outstanding, or whose performance in both subjects is of particular and equal merit. The value of this prize shall be £100.
  2. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit for the same prize, the prize(s) may be divided.


2009/10 winner - Neil Williams

2010/11 winners - Samuel Garland and Ruth Gaukrodger

2011/12 winner - Megan Pay

2012/13 winners - Luke Townend and Callum Sunderland

2013/14 winner - Timothy Anderson

2014/15 winner- Rowan Gavin

2015/16 winner- Ciaran Losasso

£100


Prize for Distinguished Performance in Year 3 Philosophy Modules

This annual prize worth £100 is awarded for distinguished performance in Year 3 philosophy modules and is open to students registered in the School on a single honours degree programme.

Rules

There shall be a prize, to be awarded annually, at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for the Final Year Assessment, on the following basis:

  1. To be awarded to a student registered in the School on a single honours degree programme whose performance in his/her Year 3 philosophy modules is particularly distinguished. The value of the prize shall be £100.
  2. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit for the same prize, the prize(s) may be divided. 

2009/10 winner - John McGinn

2010/11 winners - Alex Ross and Claire-Philomena Quigley

2011/12 winner - Thomas Annable

2012/13 winner - Megan Pay

2013/14 winner - John Smiles

2014/15 winner- Issac Kean

2015/16 winner- Rowan Gavin

£100


Outstanding Performance in Year 3 Philosophy or Joint Degree Subject

This annual prize worth £100 is awarded for outstanding performance in the Year 3 Assessment and is open to students registered in the School on a single honours degree or joint degree programme.

Rules

There shall be a prize, to be awarded annually, at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for the Final Year Assessment, on the following basis:

  1. To be awarded either to a student registered in the School on a single honours degree programme or to a student registered in the School on a joint degree programme whose performance in his/her other subject is outstanding, or whose performance in both subjects is of particular and equal merit. The value of this prize shall be £100.
  2. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit for the same prize, the prize(s) may be divided.

2009/10 winner - Toby Bryant

2010/11 winner - Neil Williams

2011/12 winner - Ruth Gaukrodger

2012/13 winner - Fiona Milway

2013/14 winner - Kieran Driver

2014/15 winner- Timothy Anderson

2015/16 winner- Rhiannon Jones

£100


Prize for Distinguished Performance by a Masters Student

This annual prize of £100 is awarded for distinguished performance by a Masters student.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Masters Board of Examiners for distinguished performance by a Masters student registered in the School of Philosophy.
  2. The value of the prize shall be £100.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit the prize may be divided.


2011/12 winner - Matthew Battle

2012/13 winners - Lewis Clarke and Simon Craft

2013/14 winners - Jessica Lewis and Robert Yates

2014/15 winner- Megan Pay

2015/16 winner- Robert Diamond

£100


The Timothy O'Hagan Prize for Best Second Year Performance in the BA Philosophy and Politics

The annual Timothy O’Hagan Prize for Best Second Year Performance in the BA Philosophy and Politics, worth £500, is awarded to a second year student for best performance in the second year of the BA Philosophy and Politics. It is awarded in honour of Emeritus Professor Tim O’Hagan and is supported by UEA alumnus Marc Hanson.

Rules

1. There shall be a Prize to be awarded annually to be known as the Timothy O’Hagan Prize for Best Second Year Performance in the BA Philosophy and Politics.

2. The value of the Prize is £500.

3. The Prize shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for best performance in the second year of the BA Philosophy and Politics .

4. If two or more students are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit, the prize may be equally divided.

£500