Student award winners announced

6 Jun 2016

Those winners able to attend the ceremony with Head of School, Professor Paul Young (back row, 5th from left)

SCMB students and graduates who achieved outstanding results in 2015 were honoured at the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences Student Awards Evening on Tuesday 24 May 2016.  

The winners of 25 awards received prizes including cash, books, a medal, and membership of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.

Several Research Higher Degree students received competitive travel grants.

A number of prizes were presented by or on behalf of valued industry and alumni sponsors.

Guest speaker, Dr Mark Jacobs, a leader in the Queensland Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation, spoke of his career since graduating from UQ, his memories of people who inspired him along the way, and the wide range of career options available to science graduates.

After the formalities, guests enjoyed a cocktail function at the awards venue, the UQ Art Musuem.

Photographs of the event are viewable in this album on the School's Facebook page.