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Prize Winners

Each academic year, we confer the following prizes on selected MSc students. Prize winners are presented with their prize and a certificate on the last day of the course.


This prize is awarded to the candidate(s) who displays the most focus, determination, improvement and consistency throughout the course. The prize is judged by the Course Staff and is sponsored by Oxford University Press.


2020/2021 Winner: Miss Montserrat Vallet Buisa


Photo: The Achievement in Biosciences 2020/2021 winner Miss Montserrat Vallet Buisa


Previous Winners: 

2019/2020 (Year 12) Dr Loreli Mejia Fernandez 

2018/2019 (Year 11) Miss Monique Pedroza and Miss Xintong Li

2017/2018 (Year 10) Dr Anthony Kayiira

2016/2017 (Year 9) Miss Charlotte Plow & Miss Barbara Dietrick

2015/2016 (Year 8) Miss Shelby Sparby


The Nikon Prize

This prize is awarded to the candidate who displays performance, enthusiasm, and motivation in micromanipulation practical sessions. The prize is judged by a Senior Clinical Embryologist and is sponsored by Nikon Instruments.

2020/2021 Winner: Miss Pheobe Fricker


Photo: The Nikon Prize 2020/2021 winner Miss Pheobe Fricker


Previous Winners:

  • 2019/2020 (Year 12) Miss Evelyn Andrea Ramos Nufio
  • 2018/2019 (Year 11) Miss Madison Eisler
  • 2017/2018 (Year 10) Miss Sareena Sharma
  • 2016/2017 (Year 9) Miss Chloe O’Hara
  • 2015/2016 (Year 8) Miss Briet Bjarkadottir 
  • 2014/2015 (Year 7) Mrs Daria Svistunova
  • 2013/2014 (Year 6) Mr Thomas Wilkinson 
  • 2012/2013 (Year 5) Miss Charis Charalambous
  • 2011/2012 (Year 4)  Mr Yannick Ferreira
  • 2010/2011 (Year 3) Mr Christodoulos Christodoulou    
  • 2009/2010 (Year 2) Miss Bianka Seres   
  • 2008/2009 (Year 1) Miss Carol Ibe  


Prize for the Best Laboratory Research Project/Dissertation

This prize is awarded to the candidate who presents the best laboratory research project/dissertation and is judged by our Board of Examiners.

2020/2021 Winner: Miss Devi Natalie Nadjaja















Photo: The Best Research Project Prize 2019/2020 winner Miss Devi Natalie Nadjaja. .


Previous Winners:

  • 2019/2020 (Year 12) Dr Yiying Cecilia Xiao
  • 2018/2019 (Year 11) Miss Monique Pedroza
  • 2017/2018 (Year 10) Dr Nina Zoric
  • 2016/2017 (Year 9) Miss Barbara Dietrick 
  • 2015/2016 (Year 8) Miss Briet Bjarkadottir 
  • 2014/2015 (Year 7) Miss Helena Rodriquez Caro (Sponsored by Research Instruments)
  • 2013/2014 (Year 6) Miss Charlotte Walker (Sponsored by Eppendorf)
  • 2012/2013 (Year 5) Miss Siti Nornadhirah Amdani (Sponsored by VWR-Jencons)
  • 2011/2012 (Year 4) Dr Pedro Senra Estrela Melo (Sponsored by Microm Ltd)
  • 2010/2011 (Year 3) Mrs Sourima Biswas Shivare (Sponsored by Hunter Scientific)
  • 2009/2010 (Year 2) Mr Gustavo German  (Sponsored by VWR-Jencons)
  • 2008/2009 (Year 1) Miss Neeta Bala (Sponsored by Parallabs/Hamilton Thorne)