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Student prizes

Bronowski Prize

The Jacob Bronowski Prize is awarded each year for the best overall performance in the History and Philosophy of Science Part II course.

2016 winner: Joe Bonham-Carter (King's)

Previous winners of the Jacob Bronowski Prize

Willmoth Prize

The Frances Willmoth Prize is awarded each year for the best performance in the dissertation component of the History and Philosophy of Science Part II course.

2016 winner: Joe Bonham-Carter (King's)

Previous winners of the Frances Willmoth Prize

Lipton Prize

The Peter Lipton Prize was endowed in memory of Professor Peter Lipton, a former Head of Department. It is awarded each year for the best overall performance in the History and Philosophy of Science Part III course.

2016 winner: Holly Clothier (Pembroke)

Previous winners of the Peter Lipton Prize

Redhead Prize

The Jennifer Redhead Prize was endowed by Professor Michael Redhead when he retired as Head of the Department. It is awarded each year for the best performance in the essay component of the MPhil course.

2016 joint winners: Alissa Aron (Darwin), Claudia Dumitru (Trinity) and Henry Schmidt (Emmanuel)

Previous winners of the Jennifer Redhead Prize

Rausing Prize

The Rausing Prize, endowed by the Rausing family, is awarded annually for the best performance in the dissertation component of the MPhil course.

2016 winner: Henry Schmidt (Emmanuel)

Previous winners of the Rausing Prize

McConnell Prize

The Anita McConnell Prize is awarded annually for an outstanding performance on an essay or dissertation that is based on an object in the Whipple Museum's collection. It will be awarded for the first time in 2017.