Sheffield success at the Undergraduate Awards

Undergraduate Awards19 University of Sheffield students have been included in the list of Winner and Highly Commended entrants at this year's Undergraduate Awards.

The Undergraduate Awards assembles academics from around the globe to assess the papers submitted by award entrants.Through a rigorous judging process, they find the best, most innovative, and creative undergraduate coursework.

This year, the Undergraduate Awards received an enormous 6472 submissions, with 20 of our own University of Sheffield students' papers selected by an international panel as among the very best.

A huge congratulations to our Regional Winners Jack Hunnaball (Politics & International Relations) and Elizabeth Jewitt (Earth & Environmental Sciences
), who were both winners of the best paper from the European Region in their category.

We'd also like to wish a huge congratulations to the Sheffield students who were awarded Highly Commended for their work:

Sanja Arsova - Economics
Louise Baddeley - Earth & Environmental Sciences
William Chandler - Engineering
Hsin-Yu Chen - Life Sciences
Jack Deadman - Computer Sciences
Sebastian Despuig Reid - Engineering
Nora Eisner - Mathematics & Physics
Sophie Greaves - Chemical & Pharmaceutical
Lindsay Hirst - Education
Jack Hunnaball - Politics & International Relations
Giorgos Ioakeimidis - Business
Elizabeth Jewitt - Earth & Environmental Sciences
Matthew Mayes - Law
Jessica Murray - Business
Maria Podesta-Peffers - Earth & Environmental Sciences
Michaela Poolford - Psychology
Ramsha Qureshi - Psychology
Kamilla Rakhmat - Business
Hannah Jayne Spencer (2 nominations) - Literature

Dr Brenda Cullen, Executive Director of the Undergraduate Awards said: "It is an immense achievement for undergraduate students to benchmark their work globally. To be recognised for their creativity and innovative approach within their discipline can only propel them to become global thinkers and potential change-makers."

The Undergraduate Awards recognises excellence and innovation at undergraduate level. It is the largest international academic awards programme, providing top performing students with support and opportunities to succeed.