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The Physics Awards Day

The Physics Awards Day is our opportunity to celebrate the people who make up our Physics community at the University of York. With awards celebrating citizenship, teaching and even good humour, this is a day that reflects the diverse nature of our Department. 

The Awards ceremony will be held 2pm - 4pm on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 in the Spring Lane Lecture Theatre.

Makes a Difference

Make a Difference Awards

Postgraduate Makes a Difference
  • 2015/6  - Paul Sharp

 

Undergraduate Makes a Difference
  • 2015/6 - James Lees

 

Professional Support Staff Makes a Difference
  • 2015/6 - Olga Rowe

 

Academic/Research Staff Makes a Difference
  • 2015/6 - Dr Phil Lightfoot

Outreach & Ambassador

Outreach and Ambassador Awards

Ambassador(s) of the year
  • 2015/6  - Sarah Fitzmaurice and Ryan Pound

 

Undergraduate student outreach volunteer of the year
  • 2015/6 - James Lees

 

Postgraduate student outreach valunteer of the year
  • 2015/6 - Adam Shore

 

Staff outreach volunteer of the year
  • 2015/6 - Dr Emily Brunsden, Dr Kate Lancaster and Dr Christian Diget

Departmental

Departmental Awards

Supervisor of the year
  • 2015/6  - Dr Phil Lightfoo, Professor Thomas Krauss and Dr Matt Probert

 

Most inspirational lecturer
  • 2015/6 - Dr Martin Smalley

 

PGWT (Postgraduate who teaches)/Demonstrator of the year
  • 2015/6 - Samuel Thompson

 

Physics "Wow" moment of the year
  • 2015/6 - Dave Coulthard's 50th sculpture

 

Special Recognition Award
  • 2015/6 - The Physics Porters

BoS Special Recognition

Board of Studies Special Recognition Award
  • 2015/6 - Lillian Clarke

Physics at Play

Physics at Play Awards

Most Flamboyant Department member
  • 2015/6  - Dr Roddy Vann

 

Best Hair
  • 2015/6 - Joseph Gompertz

 

Quote of the year
  • 2015/6 - Dr Martin Smalley

 

Most cheerful person you'll meet in the corridor
  • 2015/6 - Dr Martin Smalley

 

Academic Awards

At the end of the academic year prizes are awarded to the Postgraduate and Undergraduate students based on academic merit.