Departmental Prizes

Department of Materials

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining Prize

A prize to the value of £200 is awarded to the student achieving the best overall performance during the whole period of the undergraduate programme in Materials Engineering.

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (Midlands Group) Susan Panteny Prize for the Best Polymer Project

A prize to the value of £200, to be awarded to the student producing the best project on a polymer topic for an accredited degree

First Year Prizes

LCMP First Year prize

A prize to the value of £150 to be awarded to the student on the Loughborough China Materials Partnership programme with the highest overall mark at the end of the first year.

Loughborough University Development Trust Prize

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded annually to an exceptional student in any part A programme who the department judges has made the best overall contribution to the institute.

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.

Ubu Ana Memorial Prize

A prize of £200 to be awarded to a Part A student in the Department of Materials who, in the view of the Programme Board, has made the most progress on their course due to their commitment to hard work. The Board will not necessarily chose the student with the best/highest results but will instead be looking for evidence of a significant improvement in performance during Part A studies.

Dr Ubu Ana was awarded both her BEng and PhD from IPTME (now the Department of Materials) and, in addition, during her time working with TWI she kept in regular contact with members of the department. Ubu passed away in 2007 and is fondly remembered by all who knew her. She counted her time with IPTME as amongst the happiest of her life. 


Second Year Prizes

David Bone Memorial Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded annually to a second year student on a Department of Materials undergraduate programme, for effort, achievement and for making a contribution to the department.

David Bone was an IPTME second year student who died in 1999 following a tragic accident while playing football at Loughborough.


Final Year Prizes

Tata Steel Final Year Project Prize

A prize, to the value of £200, to be awarded to the undergraduate student attaining the highest marks for a final year project in Metals or Ceramics.

Ross-Menzies Prize

A prize to the value of £200 is awarded annually to the best student in the final year of a Materials first degree programme.

Tin Plate Workers Design Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded to the final-year student with the best individual design project in the view of the programme board.

 


Postgraduate Prizes

Arthur Birley Memorial Prize

 A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded annually to the Department of Materials postgraduate taught student who has best demonstrated aptitude and enthusiasm for their MSc project in the view of the Programme Board.

Materials Departmental Prize

A prize of £150 to be awarded for an exceptional overall performance on an IPTME MSc programme in the judgement of the programme board.

Professor D R Gabe Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded annually to the best student on an MSc programme.

Donated by Professor D R Gabe, former Director of the Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering (now Department of Materials), on his retirement from the University.