Awards available for those interested in Chemistry Awards available for those interested in Chemistry

Prize for Best Overall Performance in the Year 1 Assessment

An annual prize of £150 is awarded for the best overall performance in the Year 1 Assessment.

Rules

  1. A prize to the value of £150 for the best overall performance in the Year 1 Assessment.
  2. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit then that prize may be divided.
2009/10 winners - Vicki Chambers and Richard James
2010/11 winner - Lewis Ward
2011/12 winner - Samuel Walpole
2012/13 winner - Dale Green

£150


Prize for Best Overall Performance in the Year 2 Assessment

An annual prize of £150 is awarded for the best overall performance in the Year 2 Assessment.

Rules

  1. A prize to the value of £150 for the best overall performance in the Year 2 Assessment.
  2. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit then that prize may be divided.
2009/10 winners - Elliot Lawrence and Sarah Bayliss
2010/11 winner - Siew Tan
2011/12 winners - James Frost and James Morgan
2012/13 winner - Samuel Walpole

£150


Best Overall Performance in the Year 3 Assessment at MChem

An annual prize £150 is awarded for the best overall performance in the Year 3 Assessment at MChem.

Rules

  1. A prize, to the value of £150 for the best overall performance in the Year 3 Assessment will be made annually.
  2. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judeged to be of sufficient merit for a partciluar prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit then that prize may be divided.

£150


Infineum Prizes

Four annual prizes of £100 each are awarded for the best performances in Physical Chemistry in Years 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Rules

  1. Prizes, each to the value of £100, for the best performances in Physical Chemistry in Years 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  2. The prizes shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit then that prize may be divided.
First Year 
2009/10 winner 
- Clare Fitzgerald
2010/11 winner - James Frost
2011/12 winner - Christopher Whitmore
2012/13 winner - Dale Green

Second Year
2009/10 winner 
- Elliot Lawrence
2010/11 winner - Miles Kenny
2011/12 winner - Stephen Hyde
2012/13 winner - Peter Finn

Third Year
2009/10 winner 
- Mark Walton
2010/11 winner - Scott Smith
2011/12 winner - Thomas Parker
2012/13 winner - Kayn Forbes

Final Year
2009/10 winner 
- Jamie Conyard
2010/11 winner - Gemma Creed
2011/12 winner - Richard Fogarty
2012/13 winner - Christopher Prior

£100 each


The Katritzky Prize and Medal

Two prizes, each worth £200, are awarded for outstanding performance in the Final Assessment at MChem and BSc.

Rules

  1. Two prizes, each to the value of £200, for outstanding performance in the Final Assessment at MChem and BSc. 
  2. The prizes shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit then that prize may be divided.
The Katritzky Prize and Medal - BSc
2008/09 winner - Zoe Karthauser
2009/10 winner - Lynsey Waldron
2010/11 winner - Emma Bogosyan
2011/12 winner - Richard James
2012/13 winner - Lewis Ward

The Katritzky Prize and Medal - MChem
2008/09 winner - Jamie Conyard
2009/10 winner - James Tonkin
2010/11 winner - Elliot Lawrence
2011/12 winner - Eimear Jones
2012/13 winner - Paula Garcia Calavia

£200 each


The Oxford University Press Prize

Rules

  1. A prize, being books to the value of £100, to be awarded to the undergraduate student registered on a BSc or MChem programme in the School of Chemistry whom the Board of Examiners judges to have shown the most academic improvement during the course of the academic year.
2009/10 winner - William Gardiner 
2010/11 winner - Smita Ramma
2011/12 winner - Kawan Lahoni
2012/13 winner - Reece Williams

£100


Royal Society of Chemistry Prize in Analytical Chemistry

An annual prize of £150 is awarded for the best performance in the penultimate year of the MChem Chemistry with Analytical and Forensic Science or BSc Chemistry with Analytical Science.

Rules

  1. A prize, to the value of £150, for the best performance in the penultimate year of Analytical Chemistry.
  2. The prizes shall be awarded by the Board of School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned.
  3. The name of the nominated prize winner will be sent by the Head of School, or delegated person, to the RSC Analytical Division for approval.
2009/10 winner - Polly-Anna Ashford
2010/11 winner - Lorna Donnelly
2011/12 winner - Anna-Elise Harvey
2012/13 winner - James Frost

£150


Science with a Foundation Year (Level 0)

An annual prize of £100 is awarded in the Faculty of Science to be known as Best Overall Performance in the stage zero assessment of the Science with Foundation Year programme (F008).

Rules

  1. The value of the prize shall be £100 and shall be awarded by the School of Chemistry on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for Science with a Foundation Year.
  2. The prize shall be awarded at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for distinguished performance in level 0 of the Stage Assessment of the Science with a Foundation Year.
  3. If two or more candidates are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit, the prize may be divided. If in any year no candidates are judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded.

2011/12 winners - Leila Hashemi Aras and Laura-Marie Churchill
2012/13 winners - Samuel Roberts and Jessica Cooper

£100


Charnwood Molecular Prize for Best Undergraduate Research Project

An annual prize of £200 is awarded for the best undergraduate research project in Organic Chemistry in the Final Assessment at MChem or BSc.

Rules

  1. A prize to the value of £200 will be awarded to the student who receives the highest mark for their research project in Organic Chemistry in the Final Assessment at MChem or BSc.
  2. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned. 
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize, the prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates for a prize are judged to be of equal merit then that prize may be divided.

£200


The Norman Sheppard Prize for the outstanding undergraduate research project in Physical Chemistry in the final assessment at MChem

 An annual prize of £200 is awarded for the outstanding undergraduate research project in Physical Chemistry in the Final Assessment at MChem.

Rules

1. A prize to the value of £200 if awarded for the outstanding undergraduate research project in Physical Chemistry in the Final Assessment at MChem.

2. The Prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned.

3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the Prize shall not be awarded. If two candidates are judged to be of equal merit then the Prize may be divided.

 

£200