Awards available for those studying in ENV Awards available for those studying in ENV

The Alan Preston Prize

This annual prize of either an inscribed plate or books up to the value of £100 is awarded for outstanding work in oceanography and is open to all undergraduates taking courses in ENV.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Environmental Sciences, and open to all undergraduates taking courses in the School, to be known as the Alan Preston Prize.
  2. The prize shall be awarded by the Head of the School in consultation with the Director of the Fisheries Laboratory, Lowestoft, for outstanding work in oceanography.
  3. The Head of the School shall appoint two members of the faculty to a panel of two assessors to make recommendations to the Head on the award of the prize.
  4. The prize shall take the form of either an inscribed plate or books to the value of £100. The inscription on the plate or in the books shall bear the name ALAN PRESTON PRIZE and the year of the award.
  5. The prize may not be divided between two or more candidates.
  6. No person shall be awarded the prize more than once.

2009/10 winner - Magdalena Georgieva
2010/11 winner - Craig Rye
2011/12 winner - Lena Schulze
2012/13 winner - Juliane Wihsgott
2013/14 winner - Peter Sheehan

Worth £100


The Cann Prize

This annual prize is awarded for the highest performance in the Year 2 Assessment of the single subject degree.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Environmental Sciences to be known as the Cann Prize.
  2. The Cann Prize shall be awarded for the highest performance in the Year 2 Assessment of the single subject degree. The award shall be made by the Board of the School of Environmental Sciences on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3. The value of the prize shall be a year's interest on the fund.
  4. If two or more candidates have equal totals of marks in their Year 2 Assessment, the prize will be divided between them.

1992/93 winner - Wolfgang Reuter
1995/96 winner - Anna Mahon
2009/10 winner - Simon O'Meara
2010/11 winner - Hannah Bennett
2011/12 winner - Jessica Phoenix
2012/13 winner - Helen Davies
2013/14 winner - Rachel Hawker

Not specified


The ENV BSc Graduate Leadership Award

An annual £100 prize shall be awarded to a final-year undergraduate student in the School of Environmental Sciences for providing outstanding student leadership in supporting fellow students and contributing to improving the teaching and research experience for students.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded annually from the School of Environmental Sciences to be known as the ENV BSc Graduate Leadership Award. 
  2. The ENV BSc Graduate Leadership Award shall be awarded to a final-year undergraduate student for providing outstanding student leadership in supporting fellow students in curricular and extra-curricular activities, and contributing to improving the teaching and /or research experience for students in the school. 
  3. The value of the prize shall be £100. 
  4. It shall be awarded by the Head of School on the recommendation of ENV's Undergraduate Affairs Committee (UAC) and Teaching Executive (TE) following the process and timeline set out below:
    1. Nominations to open on November 1st, and close on 28th February on the ENV Graduate Leadership Award nomination form.
    2. Nominations to be submitted to the Chair of ENV UAC from ENV students, and to the Chair of ENV TE from ENV faculty members via ENV reception.
    3. UAC and TE members shortlist the top three nominees to be finalised at their respective meetings in March. UAC to send a rep to ENV TE in May where the prize winner will be finalised.
  5. If two or more candidates are judged to be of sufficient and equal merit, the prize may be divided. If no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded. 
  6. The prize shall be conferred at Congregation. Acceptance of the prize is subject to allowing UEA to publicise as appropriate the success of the candidate.

£100


The First Year Prize

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

Rules

  1. A prize shall be awarded annually in the School of Environmental Sciences to the candidate with the best performance in the Year 1 Assessment.
  2. The value of each prize shall be £100.
  3. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.

1992/93 winners - Richard Allan and Carole Welton
2009/10 winner - Zhe Wang
2010/11 winner - Helen Mallett
2011/12 winner - Matt Dempster
2012/13 winner - Rachel Hawker
2013/14 winner - Mary Symons

£100


The Gardline Geophysical Sciences Prize

The annual Gardline Geophysical Sciences Prize, worth £100, is awarded for the best undergraduate project in geophysics and is open to final year undergraduates taking any of the BSc courses in Geophysical Sciences.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Environmental Sciences, and open to final year undergraduates taking any of the BSc courses in Geophysical Sciences, to be known as the Gardline Geophysical Sciences Prize.
  2. The value of the prize shall be £100.
  3. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for BSc courses in Geophysical Sciences for the best undergraduate project in geophysics.
  4. Nominations for the prize will be made to the Board of Examiners by its Chair.
  5. In exceptional circumstances, if two or more candidates are of equal and sufficient merit, the prize may be divided between them.
  6. If no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded.

2009/10 winner - Hamish Diaz-Steptoe
2010/11 winner - David Golbourn
2011/12 winner - Ali Al Ali
2012/13 winner - Gregory Headley

£100


The Gill Harwood Prize

The annual Gill Harwood Prize, worth £100, is awarded for the best undergraduate project in the geoscience area and is open to all final year undergraduates.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Environmental Sciences, and open to final year undergraduates, to be known as the Gill Harwood Prize.
  2. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Environmental Sciences on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for the best undergraduate project in the geoscience area, taking into account the extent to which it reflects the interdisciplinary character of the School if there are one or more projects with marks within five per cent of the highest mark.
  3. If no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prize shall not be awarded.
  4. The value of the prize shall be £100.

2009/10 winner - Stephanie Baker
2010/11 winner - Sophie Koprowski
2011/12 winner - Zhe Weng
2012/13 winner - Christopher Herbert
2013/14 winner - Peter Fitt

£100


The Hubert H. Lamb Memorial Prize

This annual £100 prize is awarded for the best MSc dissertation on Climate Change and is open to students on the taught MSc programmes.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Environmental Sciences, and open to students on the taught MSc programmes.
  2. The value of the prize shall be at least £100.
  3. The prize shall be awarded for the best MSc dissertation on Climate Change.
  4. The prize shall be awarded by the Head of the School on the recommendation of the Course Director.
  5. The prize may not be divided between two or more candidates.
  6. If no candidate's dissertation is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded for that year.

2006/07 winner - Rakshya Thapa
2009/10 winner - Jamshed Hasanov
2010/11 winner - Mona Daoud
2011/12 winner - Lilo Henke
2013/14 winner - Christoper Donaldson

£100


The Michael Graham Prizes

Three prizes of £100 each are awarded annually, one for best performance in the Ecology degree, one for best performance in the MSc in Applied Ecology and Conservation and one for the best conservation project by an undergraduate student from either ENV or BIO.

Rules

  1. There shall be three prizes awarded annually in the Schools of Biological Sciences and Environmental Sciences, to be known as the Michael Graham Prizes.
  2. One annual prize to the value of £100 shall be awarded for the best performance in the Ecology Degree.
  3. One annual prize to the value of £100 shall be awarded for the best performance in the MSc in Applied Ecology and Conservation.
  4. One annual prize to the value of £100 shall be awarded for the best Conservation project by an undergraduate student from either the School of Environmental Sciences or the School of Biological Sciences, the relevant Exam Board to take a recommendation from a panel of ecologists drawn from both Schools. The project would be in the field of biological conservation, interpreted in its broadest sense, the prize being awarded not necessarily to the project with the highest mark, but to the project with the strongest conservation content.
  5. For each prize, the Heads of the Schools shall each appoint a member of faculty to a panel of two assessors who will make recommendations to the Heads concerning the award of the prizes.
  6. The prizes under 2, 3 and 4 above shall be used to purchase books, CD-ROMS or any other material which would further the students' interest in the subject.
  7. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit for a particular prize then that prize shall not be awarded.
  8. The prizes may not be divided between two or more candidates.
  9. No person shall be awarded a prize more than once.
Best Performance in the Ecology Degree
2007/08 winner - Lewis Spurgin
2008/09 winner - Karl Phillips
2009/10 winner - Ross Crates
2010/11 winner - James Bird
2011/12 winner - Claire Cianchi
2012/13 winner - Raphael Zimmerman

Best Performance in the MSc in Applied Ecology and Conservation
2010/11 winner
 - Philip De Pous
2011/12 winner - Laura Henderson

Best Conservation Project by an Undergraduate Student
2007/08 winner - Susannah Dickinson
2008/09 winner - Christopher Panter
2009/10 winner - Ross Crates
2010/11 winner - Liam Crowther
2011/12 winner - Nicola Ball
2012/13 winner - Rachel Burns

£100 each


The Project Prize

This annual prize of £100 is awarded to the student(s) submitting the best individual project or projects in the Final Year.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Environmental Sciences to the candidate or candidates submitting the best individual project or projects in the Final Year.
  2. The value of the prize shall be at least £100. The prize may either be awarded to a single candidate or be divided between two or three candidates in proportion to the worth of their projects.
  3. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the committee appointed for that purpose.
  4. If no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prize shall not be awarded.

1992/93 winner - Elaine McDonagh
2009/10 winner - Richard Cooper
2010/11 winner - Frances Pickering
2011/12 winner - Sophie Cousins
2012/13 winner - Daniel Holley
2013/14 winner - Timonthy Robinson

£100


The Social Sciences Prize

An annual prize of £100 is available to the final year student in either the School of Environmental Sciences or the School of International Development who achieves the highest mark for their project.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded annually in the School of Environmental Sciences to be known as the Social Sciences Prize.
  2. Final Stage students registered in the School of Environmental Sciences who have enrolled on one of the following project modules: currently ENV-3A910 or DEV-3D2Y, shall be eligible to considered for the Prize
  3. The value of the Prize shall be £100.00 and shall be awarded jointly by the School of Environmental Sciences and the School of International Development on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for Environmental Geography and International Development.
  4. The Prize shall be awarded to the candidate with the highest awarded mark for their project.
  5. If two or more candidates are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit, the Prize may be divided.
  6. If in any year no candidates are judged to be of sufficient merit, the Prize shall not be awarded.

2010/11 winner - Anna Clayton
2011/12 winner - Sophie Cousins
2012/13 winner - Lydia Schofield
2013/14 winner - Charlotte Dreher

£100


The Robin Bolton Memorial Prize

This annual £100 prize is awarded for the best undergraduate dissertation on Climate Change and is open to students registered on the Environmental Geography and Climate Change degree programmes.

Rules

1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Environmental Sciences, and open to students registered on the BSc and BSc Year in Industry Environmental Geography and Climate Change degree programmes and the MSci Environmental Geography and Climate Change degree programme.

2. The value of the prize shall be £100.

3. The prize shall be awarded for the best dissertation on Climate Change in the independent project module ENV 6021A / ENV 3A91.

4. The prize shall be awarded by the Head of the School on the recommendation of the Course Director.

5. The prize may not be divided.

6. If no candidate's dissertation is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded for that year.

 

£100