Essay Prizes and Research Placements

June 15, 2017

Congratulations to all VII students who have excelled in nationwide university competitions this year. Paulinas have done particularly well in the scientific field, placing in three separate categories in Newnham College’s prizes, which is a St Paul’s first!

• Thea Krumins won first place in the Engineering Essay Prize with her piece on ‘Engineering in Medicine’.
• Rachel Jones was awarded third place in the Biological Sciences category with her piece on cell division. You can read her submission here.
• Anna Stevenson was highly commended in the Weston-Smith Physical Sciences Prize, which places her in the top five entries. You can read her piece on antibodies here.

Furthermore, Ayesha Patel and Vernuja Vaseekaran have been awarded competitive Nuffield Research Placements where they will be able to work alongside professional scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

Out of the scientific field, Cecily Brem was highly commended in The Christopher Marlowe English Essay Prize at Corpus Christi, Cambridge with ‘The role of the shoe in Madame Bovary.


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