Student award winners announced

The School has announced the recipients of medals and awards at an online ceremony.

Congratulations to students who received medals, certificates, prizes and scholarships at the School of Physics & Astronomy online Student Awards Ceremony.

Head of School, Prof Jim Dunlop announced the awards in recognition of excellent performance and achievements from undergraduate and MSc students during the last academic year.

Award winner Aitor Mairena Díaz, who recently completed his MSc in Mathematical Physics, gave a talk outlining his academic journey during the pandemic and shared the highlights of his degree.

Year 2 student and award winner Ioanna Moirasgenti thanked staff and peers for their academic and pastoral support which help her make the most of living and studying in Edinburgh.

Certificates & Medals

144 pre-honours students received Certificates of Merit for their achievement in Physics and Mathematical Physics courses.  A total of 31 Class Medals were awarded to the students with the highest overall mark for their degree programme.

5 Class Medals were also awarded to MSc students.

Prizes and Scholarships

45 Prizes and Scholarships were awarded to undergraduate students who achieved the highest results in their subject area. 

Many congratulations to all recipients.