Two York Students Awarded Margaret Orme Prizes

Posted on 21 November 2019

Derek Parrott (MA Medieval Archaeology) and Katharine Waring (BA Archaeology) receive prestigious award for their dissertations

Two York graduates have received the 2018-19 Margaret Orme Prizes for Old Norse Studies by the Viking Society for Northern Research:

Katharine Waring: 2018-19 Margaret Orme Prize for Undergraduate Old Norse Studies by the Viking Society for Northern Research, for dissertation 'An Investigation of Styca Usage in 8th-9th Century Northumbria Utilising Portable Antiquities Scheme Data'.

Derek Parrott 2018-19 Margaret Orme Prize for Postgraduate Old Norse Studies by the Viking Society for Northern Research, for your MA dissertation "Gotland’s Insular Jewelry: Using Object Biography to Answer Questions of Ethnicity"

The prize includes a free membership of the Society for five years, a cash prize, and the ability to select up to £100 worth of books. The winners have been invited to attend the next annual dinner of the Viking Society, in November 2020.