Departmental Prizes

Physics

First Year Prizes

Loughborough University Development Trust Prize

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded annually to an exceptional first year student who the department judges, to have displayed consistent academic achievement as well as making a significant contribution to the department.

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.


Final Year Prizes

Jonathan Heaton Prize

A prize to the value of £100 is awarded to the final year student who has made the best progress throughout his or her undergraduate career.

Jonathan Heaton (1965-1990) joined the Department of Physics in 1988 to work for his PhD in microlithography. He was an excellent student with an outstanding attitude to work, staff and students alike. He was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident on 14 June 1990. In his memory, the Department established the Jonathan Heaton Prize.

Gwyn Jones Prize

A prize to the value of £100 is awarded to the final year student on a four year programme who produces the best presentation on his/her industrial training period. It will be awarded on graduation.

Loughborough University Development Trust Prize

A prize to the value of £100 to be awarded annually to a final year student who the department judges to have shown excellence in academic achievement as well as contributing most to the promotion of the department in recruitment and other events, or to the community through voluntary activities.

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.

Postgraduate Prizes

Sir David Wallace Physics Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded to the postgraduate research student registered in the Department of Physics who, in the view of the assessor panel, has made the largest research impact during that academic year.