Loughborough University

Prizes awarded 1998/99


Sir Robert Martin University Prize (400 plus silver medallion)
Winner - Paul Cooke, age 24. Awarded Bachelor of Engineering First Class Honours in Civil Engineering.

The medallion was presented by the Vice-Chancellor on 8 July 1999.

The prize was awarded because of his outstanding academic results, a field trip to Iceland and voluntary work in Albania - digging foundations for a church and packing aid parcels to be sent to Kosova.

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Sir Robert Martin Faculty Prize - Engineering (300)
Winner - Katherine Morris, age 22. Awarded Bachelor of Engineering First Class Honours in Manufacturing Engineering and Management

The prize was awarded because of her outstanding academic results, her work with the Michelin Tyre Company during her industrial placement and a number of fund-raising and voluntary activities including work for the World Wildlife Fund, Barnado's, Comic Relief and Riding for the Disabled.

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Sir Robert Martin Faculty Prize - Science (300)
Winner - Liz Ball, age 22. Awarded Bachelor of Science First Class Honours in Psychology.

The prize was awarded because of her outstanding academic results and for being Chair of the Student Union's Special Needs Association.

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Sir Robert Martin Faculty Prize - Social Sciences and Humanities (300)
Winner - Jo Willmott, age 25. Awarded Bachelor of Science Second Class Honours, Upper Division in Social Psychology.

The prize was awarded because of her outstanding academic results, her work as LSU President (1997/98) and her involvement in numerous sporting and charity activities.

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Ede and Ravenscroft Travelling Scholarship (1,000)
The prize was shared equally between the following students: Rachel Ley, Martin Orrell, Clive Jordan, Paul Hirst and Alexander Bedford.

This prize was awarded to fund a trip to Iceland.

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John Guest Phillips Memorial Travelling Scholarship (1,000)
Winner - Jennifer Whyte, age 26 who is a PhD student in the Department of Civil and Building Engineering.

The prize was awarded to fund a trip to Japan to investigate advanced virtual reality use in house-building.

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Lilian Elizabeth Bowmaker Fund
to support attendance at the British Association for Advancement of Science Annual General Meeting

Winner - John Dowling, age 20 from the Department of Mathematical Sciences who has just completed Year 1 of a 3-year Mathematical Engineering course.

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Loughborough College of Education Commemorative Awards

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175 awarded to Daniel Burgess, age 20 from the Department of Geography who has just completed Year 2 of a 3-year Geography course. The prize was awarded to help fund a two week project with the Earthwatch Institute in Toga. The project will involve gathering data on plant, animal and aquatic life.

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175 awarded to Hannah Johns, age 22 from the Department of Education who has just completed a PGCE with PE option. The prize was awarded to help fund an expedition run by Trekforce Expeditions Ltd in Indonesia. The trek is concerned with the rehabilitation of orphaned orang-utans.

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National Westminster Bank Award for Graduating Engineers (250)
Winner - Stuart Cook, age 22. Awarded Bachelor of Engineering Second Class Honours, Upper Division in Mechanical Engineering.

The prize was awarded for his academic achievement, in particular an industrial placement with British Petroleum (1997/98).

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Royal Society S G Brown Award (250)
Winner - Andrew Zealand, age 20 from the Department of Civil and Building Engineering who has just completed Year 3 of a 5-year Civil Engineering course.

The prize was awarded for innovative design contributions whilst on an industrial placement with Whitby Bird and Partners Consultant Structural Engineers.

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T S Shipman Prizes

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120 awarded to Stephen Spencer, age 22. Awarded Bachelor of Engineering Third Class in Mechanical Engineering. The prize was awarded for voluntary work for the 'Kids Klub'.

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80 awarded to Alison Bethell, age 24. Alison is a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering. The prize was awarded for voluntary work with Community Action's 'Street Kids' Project.

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Ursula Lockley Travel Bursary (250)
Winner - Tim Caine, age 21 from the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering who has just completed Year 3 of a 4-year Automotive Engineering course.

The prize was awarded to fund a re-union with past students in Germany.

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Secretary to Prizes Committee
February 2000
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