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Student prizes

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.

2020 winners: Johanna Friege (Girton) and Charlotte Zemmel (Newnham)

Previous winners of the Frances Willmoth Prize

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 and, from 2018, also for the best performance in the first half of the Part III course.

2020 Part II winners: Johanna Friege (Girton) and Abigail Jordan (Downing)

2020 Part III winner: Kimberly Alexander (Lucy Cavendish)

Previous winners of the Jacob Bronowski 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.

2020 winner: Jessica Sharpe (Newnham)

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 in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine.

2020 winner: Hugo Murphy (St John's)

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 in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine.

2019 winners: Grace Field (Murray Edwards) and Thomas Riley (Emmanuel)

Previous winners of the Rausing Prize

Habib Prize

The Habib Prize is awarded each year for the best performance in the essay component of the MPhil course in Health, Medicine and Society.

2020 winner: Rachel Gerrard (Murray Edwards)

Previous winners of the Habib Prize

Forrester Prize

The Forrester Prize was endowed in memory of Professor John Forrester, a former Head of Department. It is awarded annually for the best performance in the dissertation component of the MPhil course in Health, Medicine and Society.

2019 winner: Michael Denham (Churchill)

Previous winners of the Forrester 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.

2020 winner: Francis Newman (Emmanuel)

Previous winners of the Anita McConnell Prize