Prize details

Noel Ryder Prize

Value:

$120 (book and cash)

Closing date:

No application required

Eligibility

This prize - in memory of Noel Vincent Ryder, Senior Lecturer in Physics 1947-1958 - arises from a fund subscribed in 1959 by his friends, to which the University added a like amount. The prize fund was later increased by further donations. It is awarded to the best student in 200-level Physics.

Information

This prize - in memory of Noel Vincent Ryder, Senior Lecturer in Physics 1947-1958 - arises from a fund subscribed in 1959 by his friends, to which the University added a like amount. The prize fund was later increased by further donations.

1. The prize shall be an award to a student attending 200-level Physics classes which involve both theoretical and laboratory work. The student shall, in the opinion of the Head of School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, be worthy of the award and be the best student of the year at this level.

2. The value of the prize in any year shall be determined by the Vice-Chancellor.

3. Part of the prize money shall be spent on a book, or books.

4. If in any year the income from the fund or any part thereof is not expended, it shall be added to the fund.