Undergraduate Awards

There are a number of student awards in Process & Chemical Engineering, supported by a range of industry partners, comprising medals, bursaries and scholarships. The awards are presented annually at an awards night to recipients. Details and pictures for the respective awards are below.

Eli Lilly have sponsored the 'Eli Lilly Awards for Excellence in Process & Chemical Engineering' at UCC from 2006-7. The Award, which consists of a specially minted silver medal and a cash prize sponsored by Eli Lilly, is made annually to students from each of the four years in Process & Chemical Engineering at UCC on the basis of academic excellence (70%) and contribution to department (30%). Given that the awards are made to a different student each year, students may have up to four chances to enter the Lilly Hall of Fame...  See Table below for previous recipients:

Year of Award
2006- 2007
2007- 2008
2008- 2009
 2009- 2010 
2010- 2011
2011- 2012
2012- 2013
2013- 2014
2014- 2015
2015- 2016
2016- 2017

 

Janssen is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical organisations, and is part of the Johnson & Johnson Group of companies, the largest diversified healthcare group in the world. Janssen Pharmaceutical has been manufacturing bulk active pharmaceutical ingredients in Cork since 1981. Janssen Biologics established its operation in Ringaskiddy in 2005 on a 100 acre site producing biomedicines for the treatment of immune related diseases and also new and innovative cancer treatments. 

In 2015, Janssen chose to award a Scholarship to one of our 2nd Year students, which would involve a €2,500 bursary for their 2nd, 3rd and Final years in the programme; Work Placement (no obligation) and Graduate Employment (no obligation).

We are delighted that Janssen chose to establish the Janssen UCC Engineering Scholarship for the benefit of students in the School of Engineering, UCC.

 

See Table below for previous recipients:

 

Year of Award
2015- 2016
2016- 2017

 

 

On January 1, 2013, Abbvie was founded as a global biopharmaceutical company with focus and capabilities to address some of the world’s greatest health challenges. Abbvie has the stability, resources, expertise, and passion to discover, develop and bring to market ground breaking science to solve the biggest health problems that face the world today and tomorrow.

The Abbvie Award for Excellence in Engineering is based on the combined total of marks in the following modules:

PE3009 Pharmaceutical Engineering

PE3013 Process Validation and Quality

PE4002 Optimisation and Continuous Process Improvement

PE4006 Design Project

Thank you to Abbvie for initiating this generous award. It is wonderful to get industry appreciation of the work that the students undertake in the course of their studies, and excellent for them to have opportunities to win awards and accolades such as this. 

 

See Table below for previous recipients:

Year of Award
2015- 2016
2016- 2017

 

 

The PM Group Design Award was presented for the first time on 23rd November 2016 at the Process & Chemical Engineering Awards Night in the Aula Maxima, UCC. 

PM Group decided that they would like to present an annual award and bursary to a person who completed a design project as part of their fourth year of the BE (Hons) Process and Chemical Engineering, UCC. The award is for best design. It is to be awarded on an annual basis to an individual who excels as part of a design project team.

The individual will be selected based on: -

  1. The student’s individual design memo work.
  2. The student’s contribution to overall group effort.
  3. The students will be informed of selection criteria and assessors at the beginning of the module.

 

See Table below for previous recipients:

 

Year of Award
2015- 2016





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