Winners of the Computer Science Essay Prize 2019 1st Prize: Chloe Wong 2nd Prize: Celeste à Brassard 3rd Prize: Verity Powell Newnham is offering an annual prize for a submission on Engineering, intended to encourage students to think creatively about how some of the scientific knowledge gained at school may be applied in later life, in particular in industry, so as to improve matters (the aim of most engineers).
The prize also aims to recognise the achievements of high-calibre students and those who teach them, and also to encourage more girls to study Engineering at University.
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Winners of the Psychological & Behavioural Sciences Essay Prize 2019 1st Prize: Georgia Hewett 2nd Prize: Michi Aneez 3rd Prize: Melissa Adams Highly Commended Kathryn Beck The Newnham Science Prizes may be of particular interest to those studying Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Geography but we welcome entries from interested students studying any combination of subjects.
Entrants are invited to submit one response to either a Physical or Biological title.
Winners of the Engineering Essay Prize 2019 1st Prize: Emma Allen 2nd Prize: Deborah Smith 3rd Prize: Natalie Tsang Highly Commended Sonya Kalsi Ella Lord Katie Young Commended Hannah Landsman Katy Nicol Clarissa Pereira Dulcie Turner The Newnham History Essay Prize may be of particular interest to those studying History, Politics, English Literature, Philosophy or Sociology, but we welcome entries from interested students studying any combination of subjects.
Entrants are invited to submit a response to any one of the questions set out in ‘2019 Questions and Information’.
If the course you are applying for requires written work please send work that demonstrates your analytical, reasoning, language and writing skills, as appropriate for your chosen degree course.
The written work may well form a springboard for discussion at your interview should you be shortlisted, so make sure to keep a copy for your own reference.