Student awards

The Society’s Departmental Representatives, at each Earth Science and Geology Department in the UK and Ireland, nominates the second-year student with the highest ranking marks in Mineralogy and Petrology, or an equivalent exam. The award winners receive free Student membership of the Society for two years, one of the Society’s recent book publications and a certificate.

Here is a list of the awards made for 2018. Many congratulations to the winners.

University Winner
Birkbeck, University of London  Jeff Thompson
Imperial College London  George Hedley
Keele University  Owen Hewitt
National University of Ireland, Galway  Weston Harding
Open University
Portsmouth University  Alexander Cordoba
Royal Holloway University of London  Matthew Sharpe
Trinity College Dublin  Ellen Mullarkey
University of Leicester  Ella Sample
University College Dublin  Maria Noone
University College London  Eilish Brennan
University of Derby
Durham University  Alexandra (Sasha) Warren
University of East Anglia
University of Edinburgh  Timothy Nicol
University of Exeter in Cornwall  Randolf Maier
University of Glasgow  Mirren Green
University of Leeds  William Towers
University of Liverpool  Harriet Ames
University of Manchester  Iestyn Ball
University of Newcastle upon Tyne  Jennifer McDaid / Niyamal Ali (dual winners)
University of Oxford  George Willement
University of Plymouth  Megam Hammett
University of Southampton  Rebecca Walker
University of St. Andrews  Olivia Gubbins
University of Brighton  Ermelinda Goncalves
University of Aberdeen  Rtaj Bensalah
Cardiff University  Abigail Jordan
University of Birmingham  Lydia Rose Fairhurst
University of Bristol  Yuzhang Chen
University of Cambridge  Ben Harris
University College Cork  Conor McMurtry
University of Hull