About the department
Each year we recognise outstanding achievement and effort with a series of Departmental Awards and Prizes.
Analytical Chemistry Prize
A prize to the value of £100 to be awarded annually for the best analytical chemistry project.
Intelligent Energy Prize
A prize to the value of £200, to be awarded annually to the Part C candidates on the Chemistry programme and the Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry programme with the highest overall mark and the Part C candidate on either the Chemistry with Forensic Analysis programme the Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry programme or the Chemistry with Analytical Science with the highest overall mark.
Sygnature Discovery Prize
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 the sponsoring Company.
First and Second Year Prizes
A prize, to the value of £100, to be awarded for the highest overall performance in Part A. 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 programme with the highest overall mark in Chemistry modules.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
A prize of £100 for an undergraduate student who has shown the greatest improvement over their final of their studies academic year.