University Prizes awarded 2011-2012


Sir Robert Martin University Prize (£1,500 plus a commemorative medal)

Winner – Chinwe Njoku, School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering


Chinwe was awarded this prize for her outstanding academic performance; including significant published research that has benefited the wider community, and the wide range of non-academic activities which she has engaged in both within the University as well as the local community.


Ede and Ravenscroft Travelling Scholarship (£500)

Winner – Johan Keely, School of the Arts

Johan was awarded this scholarship to fund a trip to Chernobyl to photograph abandoned and derelict urban spaces.

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John Guest Phillips Memorial Travelling Scholarship (two £500 scholarships or one £1,000 scholarship )

Winner – Aga Szewczyk, Department of Geography

Aga was awarded this scholarship for travel to Toronto, Canada, to extend her research into European graduate mobility.

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Lilian Elizabeth Bowmaker Bursary

Winner – Eleanor Darlington, Department of Geography

Eleanor was awarded this bursary to attend the British Science Festival.

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Loughborough College of Education Commemorative Awards (total of £800)

Winner – Abigail Jones, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Science.

Abigail was made this award for travel to Zambia to particuipate in the IDEALS (International Development Through Excellence and Leadership in Sport) project.

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T S Shipman Prize (up to a total of £800)

Winner – Scarlett MacLean, School of the Arts

Winner - Billy Marsh, School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences

Winner - Rebecca Wilson, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Hannah Community Prize (total of £200)

Winners – Andrew Brackett, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Ursula Lockley Travel Bursary (£600)

Winner – Samantha Finegold, School of Politics, History and International Relations

Samantha was awarded the bursary to enable her to attend an extended placement in Germany

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