Chris Good and Anna Parish at graduation
Anna Parish receiving the Blackburn Prize from Professor Chris Good, the Head of the School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham

The two prizes for overall performance by graduating students (Corbett and IMA Prizes) went to Jimmy Bryden and Sam Fletcher who graduated from the BSc Mathematics and MSci Mathematics programmes respectively with exceptional grades.

MSci project prizes were awarded to Ella Williams (Pure – Austin Prize), Matthew Jackson (Data Science and Stats – Frank Downton Prize) and Zi Chen (Applied – James Mann Prize), with best performances in the third-year Research Skills project (Blackburn Prize) going to Alfie Askham, Anna Parish and Molly Versey. All of these students produced exciting research projects that were highly praised by their supervisors and examiners.

The prizes for outstanding performance in taught modules in Years 3 and 4 were awarded to Xingjian Wang (Data Science and Stats – Alison Powell Memorial Prize), Mitchell Chambers (Applied – Andrew King Prize) and James Kearney (Pure – Kuttner Prize), with the Beth Kelin Prize being awarded toMike Huang.

Prizes are also available for our non-graduating students and this year they were awarded to Nicholas Walter (Year 3 – Mary Lee Berners-Lee Prize), James Levy (Year 2 – Anton Evseev Prize) and Rajan Aulakh (Year 1 – Nora Calderwood Prize).

Finally, we have prizes for the best group projects in Years 1 and 2. These were awarded to Anna Lingham, Beth Lawman, Emma Huntley, Holly Maguire, Lillian Snell, Olivia Gillis, Sophie Reid (Year 2– Allied Maples Prize), and Evie Moss, Isabelle Tuck, Kate Stephens, Rebecca Porritt, Rohan Dahiya, Romain Picard-Soumagne (Year 1 – Mona Hirst Prize).

The School would like to extend a big thank you to our generous donors who make these prizes possible.

The prizes were presented at the School of Mathematics’ reception following the graduation ceremony. Congratulations to our prize winners, as well as all of our 2023 graduates – we wish you the best of luck for the future and hope to see you again soon!