Six current undergraduate students or recent graduates received prizes for their outstanding work in science communication on Friday 30th May 2014, at the Colleges of Science student prizes and awards night.
The winning students were:
- Clare Moore, winner of the Chris Bryant and Mike Gore Prize for Science Outreach for her blog post on koala chlamydia written for assessment in SCOM1001.
- Jo Hales, winner of the First Year Science Communication Prize for the best aggregate mark across SCOM1001 and ENVS1003.
- Aneeta Nathan, winner of the Major in Science Communication Prize for the best aggregate mark across a Science Communication Major.
- Rudi Spennemann, winner of the Science Communication Undergraduate Research Prize for his honours thesis on audience responses to future technologies in the Iron Man films.
- Louise Caldwell and Ryan Godfrey, joint winners of the Science Presentation Prize for Second Year, for their final presentations at the SCOM2001 conference in May 2013.
These prizes are the first ANU prizes for students in science communication. They are funded by the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science Endowment. All donations to the Endowment are gratefully received and tax deductible, and all donations will increase the amount of prize money students win.