Departmental Prizes and Awards

Undergraduate Prizes in Earth Sciences

1ST YEAR PRIZE

ISC Prize (International Seismological Centre)

Mathematics and Geophysics for 1st year students

Value: £200.

 

2ND YEAR PRIZES

Keith Cox Prize

Award for Best second year mapping exercise (Assynt).

Value: £200

 

BP Prize

Best Overall Performance in the 2nd Year.

Value: £250

 

3RD YEAR PRIZES

Mineralogical Society Prize

Best 3rd Year performance in Mineralogy.

2 years’ free membership and free subscription to one of their journals.

 

Gibbs Prize

Best overall result achieved across all aspects of the Final Honours School in Field Mapping Report.

Value: £400

 

Shell Prize

Best 3rd year performance in Geochemistry.

Value: £700.

 

BGA Prize (British Geophysical Association)

Best geophysics-related 3rd year essay. Awarded by the examiners for the ‘geophysics’ essay with the highest mark, with ‘geophysics’ being interpreted broadly. Alternatively, best geophysics 4th year project if no obvious 3rd year contenders.

Value: tba

 

AWE Prize in Geophysics,

Best 3rd Year performance in Geophysics

Value: £300

Presented by AWE representative.

 

Burdett Coutts Prize

Best Overall performance in Final Honours School in Earth Sciences.

Value: £1000

 

4TH YEAR PRIZES

Palaeontological Association Prize

Best 4th Year performance in Palaeontology. NB Can be awarded in 3rd Year.

Value: 2 years’ free membership of Association

 

Schlumberger Prize

Best 4th Year performance in Geophysics.

Value: £600

 

MOAP Prize (MET OFFICE ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIP)

Awarded for an outstanding 4th Year Project on climate.

Value: £100

 

BP Prize

Best Fourth Year Project.

Value: £750

 

Shell Prize

Best overall performance in Fourth Year across all aspects of the Final Honours School in Earth Sciences.

Value: £700

 

 

Graduate Prize

Güralp prize

Value: £300

The Güralp Prize is awarded to a second or third year post-graduate student for outstanding progress in graduate research.  A representative of Güralp Systems Ltd, Aldermaston will present the prize to the awardee.

 

 

Other Prize 

Outreach Award

In recognition of significant contribution to outreach and public engagement activities by postgrads and Early Career Researchers in the Earth Sciences Department

Value: £50 (for each prize winner)