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CUQM Undergraduate Quantitative Dissertation Prize | Winner 2017

last modified Mar 27, 2018 12:20 PM

CUQM awards an annual prize for the best undergraduate dissertation that uses quantitative methods in the social science and humanities Triposes covered by CUQM. Each year, the nine affiliated Exam Boards are asked to put forward up to one dissertation for the final panel of judges to consider.

This year, the six candidates nominated from the affiliated departments were:

  • George Brill (Biological Anthropology)
  • Yiran Chao (Faculty of Education)
  • James Durea (Department of Land Economy)                     
  • Emma Flint (Department of Linguistics)  
  • George Heath-Whyte (Department of Archaeology)         
  • Auriane Terki (Faculty of History)

The CUQM judging panel have reviewed each of the six nominated dissertations, and have decided to award George Heath-Whyte with the CUQM Dissertation Prize 2017, for his dissertation, ‘Judeans in Babylonia in the Long Sixth Century BC: Studies in their Acculturation’.

CUQM would like to congratulate George on this prestigious award, and for his outstanding dissertation. Sage has kindly awarded George the prize with £100 worth of books.

The judging panel also wished to note that the calibre of the dissertations nominated this year was exceptionally high and that each nominated student have excelled.

Congratulations to all of the students involved.