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Laing Exploration Mapping Prize

History of the prize

This prize was founded in 1990 by Dr Bill Laing and is maintained with donations from the College of Science, Technology and Engineering. The prize is awarded to the Earth Sciences student who exhibits exceptional talent in field geology as assessed from the compilation and presentation of a BSc Honours thesis or from a third year mapping project which forms part of the degree requirements of the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Geology or Graduate Diploma of Science.

Donor

College of Science and Engineering

Prize Information

Awarded to the College of Science and Engineering student who exhibits exceptional talent in the field of geology as assessed from the compilation and presentation of either a BSc Honours thesis or a third year mapping project which forms part of the degree requirements of the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Geology or Graduate Diploma of Science.

$400

2022 - Matthew Andrew Oliver

2021 - Jack Mitchell Lahrs

2019 - Andrew Geoffrey Cook

2018 - Travis Daniel Mackay

2017 - Hans Njabulo Dirks