Departmental Prizes and Awards
Undergraduate Prizes in Earth Sciences
1ST YEAR PRIZE
ISC Prize (International Seismological Centre)
Mathematics and Geophysics for 1st year students
2ND YEAR PRIZES
Award for Best second year mapping exercise at a Field course (Assynt).
Best Overall Performance in the 2nd Year
3RD YEAR PRIZES
Mineralogical Society Prize
Best 3rd Year performance in Mineralogy.
2 years’ free membership and free subscription to one of their journals.
Best overall result achieved across all aspects of the Final Honours School in Field Mapping Report.
Best 3rd year performance in Geochemistry.
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.
AWE Prize in Geophysics,
Best 3rd Year performance in Geophysics
Presented by AWE representative.
Burdett Coutts Prize
Best Overall performance in Final Honours School in Earth Sciences.
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
Best 4th Year performance in Geophysics.
MOAP Prize (MET OFFICE ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIP)
Awarded for an outstanding 4th Year Project on climate.
Best Fourth Year Project.
Best overall performance in Fourth Year across all aspects of the Final Honours School in Earth Sciences.
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.
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)