Congratulations class of 2016!

Graduands stood on the roof garden

On Tuesday 19 July, the Department celebrated the graduation ceremony of final year undergraduate and PhD students, saying farewell and good luck at the Materials graduation lunch.

Held at the Turner Museum of Glass, graduates and their family members, from across the globe, came together with staff to celebrate the achievements of the last 3 - 4 years and give out prizes, highlighting students that have shown outstanding academic achievement.

Congratulations to all our students, we wish you the best of luck for the future, and keep in touch!

The following graduates have been awarded prizes for outstanding achievement:

  • Zak Lomas - Armourers and Brasier’s Medal and Premium (£250) for greatest distinction shown by a candidate in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Hakimah Haji Kamal - De Belin Prize (£100) for best performance in Metallography
  • Jessica Andrews - Frank Holland Memorial Bursary and Prize (£100) for examination performance
  • Matthew Way - Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining Prize (IoM3) (£100) for best performance as an undergraduate during the whole period of the course
  • Samuel Robinson - Jessie Ellis Prize (£60 book token) for the best performance in a final year project on any metallurgical subject
  • Lauren Browning and Maximillian Bloomfield - Lawson Brown Prize (£200) for written examination performance, reports written during works practice or works visits, notebooks of practical work and reports of investigations submitted during Level 3
  • Michelle Moore - Lewis Chapman Prize (£100) for work related to process metallurgy
  • David Tweddle - Mappin Medal and Premium (£120) for greatest distinction shown by candidates reading for the degree of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Michael Bodie - Nesthill Medal and Premium (£125) for outstanding work on physical metallurgy
  • Holly Pearce - Violet Dimbleby Prize (£25) for Chemical Laboratory Work performance in Level 3 undergraduate projects in the field of Glass Technology
  • Nikita Kesharaju - Worshipful Company of Ironmongers' prizes in Metallurgy (£200) progress during the session

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