BPhil Dr Vincent Harry Cooper Memorial Prize

What is the Dr Vincent Harry Cooper Memorial Prize?

The Dr Vincent Harry Cooper Memorial Prize is awarded annually to the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) student who has submitted the most outstanding dissertation (among those who have completed the course). The selection committee judges the dissertations on novelty of idea or approach; creativity and clarity; and the impact in the relevant field.

The Selection Committee will select the prize winner from BPhil (Hons) students with the highest mark achieved for the dissertation from each of the following areas of study:

  • Biological and Medical Sciences and Biotechnology
  • Engineering, Mathematics and Informatics
  • Humanities and Creative Arts
  • Physics, Chemistry and Earth Sciences
  • Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences

The Prize was established by Mr Roderick Cooper in honour of his father, Dr Vincent Harry Cooper. Dr Vincent Harry Cooper was a foundation Board Member and Chairman of the Western Australian Faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners, and a pioneering General Practitioner Obstetrician in Western Australia.

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