Awards available for those undertaking a Mathematics degree Awards available for those undertaking a Mathematics degree

Prize for the Best Performance in Mathematics in the Year 1 Assessment

An annual prize of £100 is awarded for the best performance in Mathematics 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 the Year 1 Assessment, for the best performance in Mathematics in the Year 1 Assessment. The value of the prize shall be £100.

2009/10 winners - Ashley Crowe and Richard Brown
2010/11 winner - Ben Wyatt
2011/12 winner - Daniel Cox
2012/13 winner - Tristan Burridge 
2013/14 winner - Matthew Gladders
2014/15 winner - Benjamin Young-Longstaff
2015/16 winner - Mark Chambers

£100


Prize for Distinguished Performance in the BSc Mathematics Final Assessment

An annual prize of £200 is awarded for distinguished performance in the BSc Mathematics in the Final Assessment.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for the Final Assessment, for distinguished performance in the BSc Mathematics in the Final Assessment. The value of the prize shall be £200.

2009/10 winner - Charlotte Page
2010/11 winner - Benjamin Boyadjian
2011/12 winner - Matthew Baker
2012/13 winner - Lee Mansfield
2013/14 winner - Gage Boyle
2014/15 winner - Michael Stringer 
2015/16 winner - Sarah Fox

£200


Distinguished Performance in the Master of Mathematics Final Assessment

An annual prize of £200 is awarded for distinguished performance in the MMath, Master of Mathematics in the Final Assessment.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for the Final Assessment, for distinguished performance in the MMath, Master of Mathematics in the Final Assessment. The value of the prize shall be £200.

2009/10 winner - John Schofield
2010/11 winner - Martin Walters
2011/12 winner - Neil Rush
2012/13 winner - Ashley Crowe
2013/14 winner - Daniel Ratliff
2014/15 winner - Simon Calver 
2015/16 winner - Francesca Fedele

£200


The Dominic Russell Prizes

Three prizes, each worth £200, are awarded annually to first, second and third or fourth year maths students for exceptional efforts in helping other Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 or 4 maths students to have a greater understanding of their studies.

Rules

  1. There shall be prizes to be awarded annually to a first, second, and third or fourth year undergraduate student registered in the School of Mathematics, to be known as the Dominic Russell Prizes.
  2. The value of each of the three prizes shall be £200.
  3. The prizes shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Head of School for exceptional efforts in helping other Year 1, Year 2, and Year 3 or Year 4 undergraduate students registered in the School of Mathematics to have a greater understanding of their studies.
  4. If in any year no candidate in the relevant year group is judged suitable the prize for that year group shall not be awarded. If two or more candidates in the same year group (or combined group for Year 3 and Year 4 students) are judged to be of sufficient and equal merit, the prize for that year group may be divided.
  5. No person shall be awarded a Dominic Russell Prize more than once.

Year 1
2004/05 winner - Nicholas Wilson
2005/06 winner - Christopher Clare
2007/08 winner - Amy Hefford
2009/10 winner - Richard Brown
2010/11 winner - Elyssa Figueira
2011/12 winner - Jasmine Tarrant
2013/14 winner - Sarah Fox
2015/16 winner - Emma Tearse

Year 2
2007/08 winner - Neil Deacon
2008/09 winner - Kalab Yohannes
2010/11 winners - Kathryn O'Reilly and Ilyas Bakbergenuly
2011/12 winner - Daniel Ratliff
2012/13 winners - Jodie Runacres and Sophie Barker
2013/14 winner - Paul McSweeney
2014/15 winner - Oliver Matheau-Raven
2015/16 winner - Demi Hatahet

Year 3/4
2007/08 winner - Meera Rajoo
2008/09 winner - Christine Almond
2009/10 winner - Kyle Hipperson
2011/12 winner - Chelsea Jerome
2012/13 winner - Thomas Coleman 
2013/14 winner - Alison Clarke
2014/15 winner - Matthew Titchener
2015/16 winner - Emine Akgunduz and Elaine Barker

£200 each


The Graham Everest Memorial Prize

This annual Prize is awarded for excellence in Number Theory.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded annually from the Graham Everest Memorial Fund to be known as the Graham Everest Memorial Prize.
  2. The Prize will be worth £100 each year.
  3. The Graham Everest Memorial Prize shall be awarded to the undergraduate student registered in the School of Mathematics who achieves the best performance in a module associated with ‘Number Theory'.
  4. The Prize will be awarded from the academic year 2010/11.
  5. The Prize will be awarded by the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners. The Dean of the Faculty of Science may be called upon to make a final recommendation, if required.
  6. The Prize may not be divided.
  7. No student may be awarded the Prize more than once.

2010/11 winner - Amy Hefford
2011/12 winner - Neil Rush
2012/13 winner - Kerryn Rowley 
2013/14 winner - Grant Martin
2014/15 winner - Francesca Fedele and Tristan Burridge
2015/16 winner - Francesca Fedele and Matthew Gladders

£100


Prize for outstanding performance in the Final Assessment

An annual prize, supported by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), will be awarded to a student for outstanding performance in the final assessment.

Rules

  1. In the School of Mathematics an annual prize for best performance in the BSc Final Assessment will be awarded.
  2. The value of the the prize will be a year's free membership to the Instiute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA).
  3. If two candidates are judged to be of sufficient merit the prize shall not be split. 
  4. The prize winner will be nominated and awarded by the Board of Examiners.


2012/13 winner - Elyssa Figueira
2013/14 winner - Emma McManus
2014/15 winner - Rachel McNally
2015/16 winner - Eliott Taylor

IMA membership


Prize for the best performance in the Master of Mathematics Final Assessment

Rules

  1. There shall be an annual award in the School of Mathematics for the best performance in the Master of Mathematics Final Assessment.
  2. The value of the prize shall be a year's free membership to the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA).
  3. The prize shall not be split.
  4. The prize winner will be nominated and awarded by the Board of Examiners. 

2012/13 winner - Richard Brown
2013/14 winner - Ben Wyatt
2014/15 winner - Daniel Cox 
2015/16 winner - Emily Carter

IMA membership


Prize for the best Final Year BSc Project

An annual prize of £100 is awarded for the best Final Year BSc Project

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for the best Final Year BSc Project.
  2. The value of the prize shall be £100.
2013/14 winner - Velash Mistry
2014/15 winner - Rachel McNally
2015/16 winner - Kenan Al Shamie

£100


Prize for the best Final Year MMath Project

An annual prize of £100 is awarded for the best Final Year MMath Project

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for the best Final Year BSc Project.
  2. The value of the prize shall be £100.
2013/14 winner - Iain Dorrington
2014/15 winner - Simon Calver 
2015/16 winner - Georgia Rubinstein

£100


Prize for the best poster describing an undergraduate project

An annual prize of £100 is awarded for the best poster describing an undergraduate project

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for the best Final Year BSc Project.
  2. The value of the prize shall be £100.
2013/14 winner - Paul McSweeney
2015/16 winner - Fraser Holmes-MacKay
 

£100