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2017 Undergraduate Prize Winners

31 Mar
Photo (L-R): Eilis NĂ­ Thuama and Prof John Wenger.

Eli Lilly, OUP and Reilly Prizes.

Annual undergraduate prizes in Chemistry were awarded yesterday to three students. The ceremony took place in the Aula Maxima. Thanks to Eli Lilly and Oxford University Press for their continued support in these awards. Full details on this years winners are as follows:

Eli Lilly Chemistry Prize: Yuvaraj Khatri
This prize is awarded annually to the student who has obtained the highest mark in Chemistry and passed the Summer First University Examination in Science, at the first attempt, and who subsequently registers for an honours degree in Chemistry at UCC.


Photo (L-R): Dr Donal Harrold (Eli Lilly), Yuvaraj Khatri, Dr Marie Kissane (Eli Lilly) and Prof John Wenger.


Oxford University Press Book Prize: Aobha Hickey
The OUP award is presented to the student with the highest marks from 3rd Year Chemistry in the 2015/16 academic year.


Photo (L-R): Aobha Hickey and Prof John Wenger.


Reilly Chemistry Prize: Eilis Ní Thuama
The Reilly prize is awarded to the candidate who has obtained first place in the fouth year BSc (Hons) degree examination and has obtained first class honours. The prize is named in the memory of the late Professor J. Reilly, who was professor of Chemistry and Head of the Chemistry Department in UCC for the period 1924-1959.


Photo (L-R): Eilis Ní Thuama and Prof John Wenger.


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