Departmental Prizes

Chemistry

Undergraduate Prizes

Analytical Chemistry Prize

A prize to the value of £100 to be awarded annually for the best analytical chemistry project.

Intelligent Energy Prize

One prize, to the value of £1000, to be awarded annually to the Part C candidate with the highest overall mark on one of the following programmes: Chemistry; Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Chemistry with Forensic Analysis; or, Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry.

Sygnature Discovery Poster Prizes

Two prizes, each to the value of £100, to be awarded annually to the candidates who produce the best poster presentations of their Part C research projects as selected by a panel consisting of representatives from Sygnature Discovery.

Department of Chemistry First Year Prize

A prize, to the value of £100, to be awarded for the highest overall performance in Part A.  

Department of Chemistry Second Year Prize

A prize, to the value of £100, to be awarded for the highest overall performance in Part B  

 Department of Chemistry Merit Prize

A prize, to the value of £200, to be awarded annually to the Part C candidate on the Chemistry with Sports Science or Chemistry and Information Technology programme with the highest overall mark in Chemistry modules

Department of Chemistry Penultimate Year MChem Prize

A prize, to the value of £100, to be awarded anually to the Part C student on one of the MChem programmes with the highest overall mark.

Loughborough University Development Trust Prize

A prize to the value of £75, to be awarded annually to an exceptional 2nd year student who, in the view of the programme board, has overcome significant difficulties or has made a significant non-academic contribution towards the University.

This prize is funded through the The Development Trust. The Trust exists to support the University in giving students an outstanding quality of educational experience. It raises funds from former students and other friends of the University. Their generosity has made this prize possible.

Alan Massey Prize

A prize, to the value of £100, to be awarded for the highest marked Part C project in Inorganic Chemistry.

This is a prize which is funded by 'anonymous' benefactors (including former research students) in honour of Alan Massey who has made a significant contribution to the Department of Chemistry during his career including authoring one of the standard text books. He came to Loughborough University as a Lecturer in 1971 and formally retired in 1995 but he continues to have a role within the Department as an Honorary Research Fellow.

MChem Prize

A prize, to the value of £250, to be awarded annually to the final year student on one of the MChem programmes with the highest overall mark.

Organic/Biomedical Prize

A prize, to the value of £100, to be awarded annually for the highest marked Part C Organic/Biomedical project in the Department of Chemistry.

Oxford University Press Achievement in Chemistry Prize

A prize consisting of £100 worth of Oxford University Press books to be awarded to the Part B student who has shown the greatest improvement in their studies in the view of the programme board

Frank Wilkinson Prize

A prize, to the value of £100, to be awarded for the highest marked Part C project in the area of Physical Chemistry.

Frank Wilkinson was Professor of Physical Chemistry at Loughborough from 1981, and served as Head of Department until shortly before his retirement in 2001. Following his retirement he was appointed founding editor of Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, now a leading journal in his research field.

RSC East Midlands Universities Prize for Practical Chemistry

A prize of not less than £50 will be awarded to a Part A student of the University who has shown excellence in their performance in the practical aspects of chemistry as determined by the Department of Chemistry programme boards.

In order to be considered for the prize, students must be on a degree programme with a minimum chemistry content of 50 per cent. The prize will be awarded once each year at the Annual General Meeting of the East Midlands Local Section Trust of the RSC. Prize winners will be expected to attend the AGM to receive their award. Awards in absentia will only be made in the most extreme circumstances.

Mediplus Prize for most improved Undergraduate

A prize, to the value of £100, to be awarded to candidate with the greatest improvement in part mark between Part B and C.

Postgraduate Prizes

Department of Chemistry Postgraduate Prizes

Two prizes, each to the value of £100, to be awarded to two outstanding candidates on the MSc Chemical Sciences programme in the view of the programme board.

Mediplus Postgraduate prize for best poster defence

A postgraduate prize, to the value of £100, to be awarded for the best poster defence at the May Postgraduate event.  The Award will be judged by a panel of University staff using judging forms which identify the criteria to be assessed.

Mediplus Prize for best Postgraduate poster

Postgraduate prize, to the value of £100, for the best poster at the May Postgraduate event.  The Award will be judged by a panel of University staff using judging forms which identify the criteria to be assessed.

Mediplus Prize for best Postgraduate Presentation

Postgraduate prize, to the value of £100, for the best presentation at the May Postgraduate event.  The Award will be judged by a panel of University staff using judging forms which identify the criteria to be assessed.