School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

Applied Chemistry Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

This prize is awarded to a student in the final year of their applied chemistry studies.
 
This prize will be listed on the student HEAR and will be announced at graduation
 

Bob Gould Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

This prize was established in 2008 and commemorates Dr R D (Bob) Gould, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Electronics from 1980 until his untimely death in 2006. The prize is awarded annually on the recommendation of the Physics Final Examination Board to the student with the most outstanding performance in the third year Physics project.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences Accredited University Student Award

Award type: non-monetary

This prize is awarded annually by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences to each accredited university. The award is given to the student achieving the top aggregate mark in forensic science in the final year of the course.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

Gurnos Jones Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

This prize, provided by the Local Section of the Royal Society of Chemistry, is awarded to an MChem student in their final year of study. Professor Gurnos Jones taught for nearly 40 years as a member of the Chemistry Department at Keele, serving as Head of Department and also Dean of Science. With Mr Ken Wilde from Staffordshire University, he was instrumental in establishing the new Royal Society of Chemistry North Staffordshire Local Section and has served as Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer of the Local Section at various times. 

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

Harold Springall Prize

Award type: Book token

Amount: £50

The Springall Prize Fund was established in 1975, on the retirement of the founding Professor of Chemistry, Professor H D Springall, by donations from former graduates and postgraduates of the Department, as a mark of their affection and esteem. The prize is awarded to a Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry student at the end of their second year of study.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

John Tebby Prize

Award type: Book token

Amount: £50

This prize, provided by the Local Section of the Royal Society of Chemistry, is awarded to a student studying Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry at the end of their first year of study. Professor John Tebby was appointed to a Chair in organic chemistry at Staffordshire University in 1987 and was Head of the Department of Chemistry and Biology in 1981 until his retirement in 1998. He was a Research Associate at Keele for a number of years and was a member of the Court of Keele University from 1988 to 1998. He has served as Chairman, Vice chairman and Secretary of the Royal Society of Chemistry North Staffordshire Local Section at various times over the last 40 years. 

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

 

MChem Third Year Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

This prize, provided by the Local Section of the Royal Society of Chemistry, is awarded to a student studying for the MChem degree in their third year of study.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

 

Royal Society of Chemistry Prize for Chemistry

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

This prize, provided by the Local Section of the Royal Society of Chemistry, is awarded to a student reading BSc Chemistry in their final year of study.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

Royal Society of Chemistry Prize for Medicinal Chemistry

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

This prize, provided by the Local Section of the Royal Society of Chemistry, is awarded to a student reading BSc Medicinal Chemistry in their final year of study.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

Shalimar Ward Memorial Prize

Award type: Book token

Amount: £40

The Shalimar Ward Memorial Trust was established to commemorate Shalimar Ward, an American student who is remembered for her enthusiastic contributions to a diverse range of interests, who read Electronics and Management Science at Keele from 1986 to 1988, and who died following a cycling accident in February 1988.

Two book prizes, of equal value, are awarded annually by Senate to two second year students; one studying Economics and one studying Physics.  Consideration will be given to both the contributions made by the candidates to the life and well-being of the University and of their academic performance. 

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

 

The Keele Astrophysics Group Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

The prize is to be awarded annually to the student achieving the best performance in the average of their year three Astrophysics modules. This will be assessed and ratified by the Astrophysics level 6 examination board and a recommendation made to the Head of School, who will then recommend to Senate.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.