2014-2015 student prize recipients


The School of Chemistry awards over $85,000 in Prizes and Scholarships each year to the best of its students. The following students were awarded prizes or scholarships for academic achievements at an awards ceremony held on 27 May 2015 based on their academic achievements in 2014 and 2015. These scholarships and prizes would not be possible without the generous contributions of our benefactors. The School would like to thank Mrs Dorothy Lamberton for presenting the John Lamberton Research Scholarships and Ms Dimetra Skondras-Silva for organizing the event and taking the photos. Photos from the ceremony can be viewed on the Chemistry Facebook page.

The School would like to congratulate the following students. Well done!

AGNES CAMPBELL PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Awarded to Honours and Postgraduate students for excellence in research in organic chemistry.
Honours
Postgraduates
Isaac Carney Liam Bromhead
Jonathan Chung Leo Corcilius
Andrew Counsell Prarthana Devi
Joanna Delbridge Nabiha Elias
Isaac Freelander Andrew Giltrap
James O'Brien-Brown Alexandra Glenister
Elisabeth Tondl Carol Hua
Emma Watson William Jorgensen
  Amandeep Kaur
  Katherine Law
  Xuyu Liu
  Madhura Manohar
  David McDonald
  Philip Norcott
  Edward O'Neill
  Gajan Santhakumar
  Clara Shen
  James Williams
  Joseph Wong
  Karen Yuen
 
CHARLES E. FAWSITT PRIZE FOR CHEMISTRY
Awarded for proficiency in both a Semester 1 and a Semester 2 Junior Chemistry unit.
Atticus Tooth 
 
IREDALE PRIZE 
Awarded for outstanding merit in both a Semester 1 and a Semester 2 Core Intermediate Chemistry unit of study.
Grace Yin 
 
LEVEY SCHOLARSHIP II (MAJOR) FOR CHEMISTRY 
Awarded for proficiency in both Semester 1 and a Semester 2 Junior Chemistry unit of study by a Science, Arts or Engineering student who is proceeding to Intermediate Chemistry.
Taiga Adair 
 
LEVEY SCHOLARSHIP III (MAJOR) FOR CHEMISTRY 
Awarded for proficiency in both a Semester 1 and a Semester 2 Junior Chemistry unit of study by a Science, Arts or Engineering student who is proceeding to Intermediate Chemistry.
Jason Khai-Luan Luong 
 
SLADE PRIZE IN INTERMEDIATE CHEMISTRY PRACTICAL
Awarded for proficiency in the practical component of both a Semester 1 and a Semester 2 Intermediate Chemistry unit of study.
Katina Selvaraj 
 
ARTHUR HOLLIS MEMORIAL PRIZE
Awarded to the student gaining the combined highest marks in both Semester 1 and Semester 2 Core Intermediate Chemistry unit of study.
Linfeng Ye 
 
WALTER BURFITT SCHOLARSHIP I IN CHEMISTRY
Awarded for proficiency in both Semester 1 and Semester 2 Senior Chemistry units of study by a student proceeding to Honours in Chemistry.
Carmen Tran 
 
GS CAIRD SCHOLARSHIP IN CHEMISTRY
Three scholarships have been awarded for proficiency in both Semester 1 and Semester 2 Senior Chemistry units of study by a student proceeding to Honours in Chemistry.
Maggie Corrigan 
Cheryl Wong 
Ellen Hemming 
 
FRANK E. DIXON SCHOLARSHIP IN CHEMISTRY
Awarded for proficiency in both Semester 1 and Semester 2 Senior Chemistry units of study by a student proceeding to Honours in Chemistry.
Kylie Yang 
 
INGLIS HUDSON SCHOLARSHIP (MAJOR) FOR CHEMISTRY
Awarded for proficiency in both Semester 1 and Semester 2 Senior Chemistry units of study by a student proceeding to honours in the area of Organic Chemistry.
Michael Moir 
 
INGLIS HUDSON SCHOLARSHIP CHEMISTRY
Awarded for proficiency in both Semester 1 and Semester 2 Senior Chemistry units of study by a student proceeding to honours in the area of Organic Chemistry.
Vicki Stanojevic 
Wendy Tran 
 
AUSTRALIA-USA FOUNDATION PRIZE
Awarded for outstanding improvement in Chemistry performance between Junior and Intermediate Chemistry unit of study.
Matthew Dunn 
 
R.J.W. LE FÈVRE DAASN RAO PRIZE IN PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
Awarded for outstanding performance in Physical Chemistry at the Senior Chemistry level.
Katherine Healey 
 
HUSH PRIZE IN THEORETICAL CHEMSITRY
Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Chemistry for outstanding performance in Senior Chemistry by a student proceeding on to an Honours year in Theoretical Chemistry.
Maggie Corrigan 
 
JANET ELSPETH CRAWFORD PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY
Awarded for the most proficient female student who has completed Chemistry Honours.
Emma Watson 
 
C.H. WILSON PRIZE FOR FIRST CLASS HONOURS IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Awarded to a student graduating in first position with First Class Honours in the area of Organic Chemistry.
Emma Watson 
 
EDNA MAUDE GOULSTON PRIZE IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Awarded on the results of the Honours examination in the area of Organic Chemistry, provided that the student is of sufficient merit.
Emma Watson 
 
WALTER MOORE HONOURS SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit to a student enrolled in the School of Chemistry Honours Program.
Ellen Hemming 
Malcolm Ramsay 
Katherine Healey 
 
JOHN A. LAMBERTON SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to postgraduate students whose research areas emanate from and are inspired by the work of Dr John A. Lamberton.  Thus leading to a greater understanding of the relationships between chemical structure and biological activity.
Emma Watson 
Amandeep Kaur 
Jonathan Chung 
Alexander Norman 
Qingqing Zhou 
 
R.J.W. LE FÈVRE RESEARCH TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to an outstanding female postgraduate student to present a paper or poster dealing with her research at a major international conference.
Nabiha Elias 
Julia Polt 
Clara Shen 
 
BRUCE VENESS CHANDLER RESEARCH SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIP IN FOOD CHEMISTRY
Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and outstanding research potential to postgraduate scholars working in the field of Food Chemistry.
Siyao Wang 
Rui Zhang 
   
SURFACE COATINGS ASSOCIATION AUSTRALIA SCHOLARSHIP
Established in 2002 from matching contributions by the Surface Coatings Association Australia and the University, the purpose of this scholarship is to foster the further advancement of education in coating fields. The student must be enrolled in the MSc or PhD degree within the School of Chemistry and working in the area of surface coatings (including pigments, polymers, corrosion, weathering, adhesion and methods of manufacture).
Liam Scarratt 
 
GEORGE HARRIS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded annually to students who have completed two years of study towards the degree of Doctor of Philosophy for their contribution to the research and teaching activities in the School.
Xuyu Liu
Patrick O'Toole
Chanel Leong
 
LE FÈVRE STUDENT LECTURE AWARDS 2014
This lecture was established in 1985 following a gift of $2 000 from Emeritus Professor R.J.W. Le Fèvre and is awarded on the recommendation of the Sydney University Chemical Society.
Michael Morris
Philip Norcott
Stephen Ogilvie