University of Otago, New Zealand


Te Tari Hua-Ruanuku

2007 Chemistry Prize Winners

Tuesday 18 December 2007

Nine students studying at 100- to 400-level have been awarded prizes for achievements in chemistry in 2007.

Fiona Bourke was awarded the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Prize as top student in CHEM 111, while Hyan-Xhi Tan won the Carter Prize for CHEM 191.

The F.G. Soper Prize for achievement in 200-level chemistry was awarded to Jacob Howe.

At 300-level, the Inglis Memorial Prize for the top BSc student majoring in chemistry was won by Samuel Rooney. Meanwhile, Daniel Hutchinson and Richard Souness were awarded the H.N. Parton Prize for the best 300-level BSc(Hons) student majoring in chemistry. Bruce Baillie won the New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Prize for the top student in physical or aquatic chemistry.

Deidre Cleland and Nick White shared both the Joseph and Emma Mellor Prize for the leading student of 400-level chemistry and the P.K. Grant Prize for experimental skill and research methodology at 400 level.