CRC for Polymers Prize

CRC FOR POLYMERS PRIZES – 2016

The Cooperative Research Centre for Polymers is a collaborative research venture bringing together 24 partners, drawn from Government research laboratories, universities, industrial manufacturers and end users, our network unites Australia’s leading polymer researchers to create real world solutions. Its research covers health therapies and delivery, water and food security and polymer solar cells.

The Centre sponsors up to two prizes for a report based on project work in any field of polymer science or engineering. The prize includes a cash component of $1,500 and financial support to enable attendance at an agreed major national conference*.

The report may be the student’s final year project report or honours thesis. It is expected that the project report will be a concise, high-quality document of original, well presented science and technology. The research reported must have been conducted and written up by the applicant.


2016 Prize Winner


 

Mr Stuart Ferrie – 1st place winner – The Australian National University 

‘The road to stereocontrol is not paved with zinc‘.

Past Award Recipients


2015
  • 1st Prize: Ms Molly Rowe, the University of New South Wales
  • Runner up: Mr Leo De Wall, the University of Queensland
2014
  • Joint 1st prize winners: Mr Fanyi Li, Monash University and Mr Lewis Chambers, the University of Queensland
  • Highly Commended Prize: Ms Danielle Taylor, University of Western Sydney.
2013
  • 1st Prize: Adam Sutton, The University of Western Sydney
  • Highly Commended Prizes: Anna Gemmell, The University of Queensland, and Edward Stephens, the University of New South Wales
2012
  • Shu Lam, The University of Melbourne
  • Yaqi Tang, Monash University
2011
  • Steven Harris Wibowo, The University of Melbourne
  • Amanda Pearce, The University of Queensland
2010
  • Robert Brooke, Flinders University
  • Samantha Passmore, University of Queensland
2009
  • Jessica Tom, University of Sydney
  • Adrian Widjaya, University of Melbourne
2008
  • Johannes Arend van Hensbergen, University of New South Wales
  • Jing Ming Ren, University of Melbourne
2007
  • Andrew J Inglis, University of New South Wales
  • Kelly Tsang, Monash University
2006
  • Shannon Little, University of Wollongong
2005
  • Jennifer Hodgson, Australian National University
2004
  • Kylie Varcoe, University of Queensland
2003
  • Hugh Chaffey-Millar, University of New South Wales
2002
  • Karina George, QUT
2001
  • Simon Angus, University of New South Wales
2000
  • Jeffrey Castro, University of Sydney
1999
  • Elissa Dymke, University of Wollongong
1998
  • Ben Muir, Monash University
1997
  • J McNicol, Australian National University
1996
  • M Griffiths, University of Sydney
1995
  • A Mayr, Monash University
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