Geology Department, University of Leicester

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Geology Department, University of Leicester
Department of Geology, University of Leicester
Leicester LE1 7RH
United Kingdom
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According to students, Leicester is one of the best place in the UK to come and study for a geology degree. The vibrant atmosphere reflects our commitment to the best teaching and support for students, combined with world class research published in leading international journals. Our research income for the past 6 years exceeds £10M, and we have strong industrial research and teaching links across the environment, minerals and oil & gas sectors.

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Did you graduate in 2013 or 2014? Would you like your mapping project field notebook and field map? If so, please email us on by the end of July 2015 with a UK postal address and we will return them to you. After the end of July we will dispose of them.

Published on 2015-07-10 10:26:47 GMT

Congratulations to our 2015 prize winners DENNIS FIELD AWARD To the final year student who throughout the course has displayed qualities of scholarship, enthusiasm, determination and integrity. Jessica Keeble, Ben Clarke and Eleri Simpson DICK ALDRIDGE AWARD Awarded to the final year student who throughout their degree has promoted interest in the field of palaeobiology, within or outside the university, and has displayed qualities of scholarship and enthusiasm Deborah Fish ALUMNI PRIZE Awarded to the final year student for academic excellence. Kirsty Summers RHODA BENNETT PRIZE To the student receiving an outstanding mark in the assessment of an overseas field course in their 3rd or 4th year of either BSc or MGeol degrees. Rebecca Strachan BNOC-CONOCO-GULF MAPPING PRIZE For the most outstanding map and thesis Jonathan Hall and Tim Mayall THE EAST MIDLANDS GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY BERYL WHITTAKER PRIZE Awarded to the undergraduate who achieves the highest mark for the 4th year Masters Research Project Ben Clarke THE INSTITUTE OF MATERIALS, MINERALS AND MINING PRIZE Best final year student in Applied and Environmental Geology Rebecca Strachan LONDON PETROPHYSICAL SOCIETY Award To the student demonstrating special interest, understanding and ability in Petrophysics. Jessica Keeble SHELL GEOPHYSICS PRIZE For the Geophysics student producing the most outstanding geophysical project report of the MGeol Geophysics degree course. Jessica Keeble SHELL GEOPHYSICS PRIZE For the Geophysics student who has contributed to and performed best in the 3rd year of the Geophysics (Geological) degree course. Sultan Al-Busaidi The MICROMINE Exploration Award Awarded to the undergraduate student who submits the best Micromine project in 3rd year module Mineral Exploration Techniques (GL3036) Chris Carrier and Sultan Al-Busaidi THE MICROPALAEONTOLOGY SOCIETY STUDENT AWARD To the student who is deemed to have achieved meritorious grades in the Advanced Micropalaeontology module Jonathan Hall MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY AWARD To the second year student with the highest ranking marks in Mineralogy and Petrology, or an equivalent exam Samantha Bowler PALAEONTOLOGY ASSOCIATION PRIZE To the student achieving the best performance in palaeontology in the second or penultimate year of the degree course Rhys Pyke COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PRIZE Awarded to the best 2nd year student Rosalie Haworth APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY PRIZE The most outstanding 2nd year Applied and Environmental Geology Student Samantha Bowler The PESGB Individual Mapping Award Awarded to the student who achieves the highest mark for Introductory Field Based Project (GL2010) Stephen Himson, Naome Kinsey, Ting Cheung Ho BRITISH GEOPHYSICAL ASSOCIATION PRIZE Awarded to the 2nd year undergraduate who achieves the highest combined mark for GL2027 Principles of Geophysics and GL2045 Near Surface Geophysics Oluwatobi Adegbemi and Majid Al Siyabi BEST 1ST YEAR STUDENT Best Performance in the 1st Year Joseph Green THE SYLVESTER-BRADLEY AWARD The best research talk given by a postgraduate student. Leah Nolan and Robert Goodall

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