We’d like to offer congratulations to all of our students who have sat exams this year, and are delighted to hear that several have been awarded University prizes for their exceptional performance or research work.
In Medicine, third-years Ahmed Alhussni and Hamish Streeter were recognised for their outstanding lab projects on pharmacology. Ahmed received the Medical Sciences Division’s Wronker Prize for his research project investigating the molecular mechanisms behind the life-threatening disorder Malignant Hyperthermia, data from which was recently published in the Human Molecular Genetics journal. Hamish’s lab research was recognised by the British Pharmacological Society with their prize for an outstanding report on a project. Meanwhile, second-year Amelia Bowman received a commendation for her performance in the Psychology for Medicine paper.
Our physical and life scientists were praised for the quality of their practical work in the lab. Two of our third-year Biochemists – Thomas Vanderstichele and Samuel Harris – received Porter Prizes for ranking among the top three performing students in Part 1 of the Final Honour School examinations. Third-year ChemistJoseph Anderson was awarded the GlaxoSmithKline Award for Practical Excellence, while two of our first-years received prizes for their exceptional performance: Madeline Buffet earned the First-year Prize in Practical Chemistry, while Iain McLauchlan took the Turbett Prize in Practical Organic Chemistry. In Physics, Isaac Reid was recognised for his practical work and received the Winton Capital Prize for the best performance in second-year Part A examinations.
In the humanities, two of our second-year Linguists were awarded Kolkhorst Exhibitions by the Faculty: Michelle Li, reading German & Spanish, and Amy Tomkins, reading French & Spanish. Graduate student Zenith Tze Hin Chan, studying for the Bachelor of Civil Law, was awarded the Ralph Chiles Prize in Comparative Human Rights by the Faculty of Law.
Well done to everyone for all their hard work – we’re very proud of how well you’ve done!