The Beaumont Award

The University of Leeds Beaumont Award recognises research projects undertaken by undergraduate students in the areas of Biological, Environmental and Physical Sciences, Engineering, Medicine and Health. This might be a Final Year Project, a research project, or related to an internship pursued at the University.

The Award

The award is inspired by the life and work of Michael Faraday, whose discoveries were crucial in the development of technological innovation.

It is sponsored by Professor Adam Beaumont, CEO of aql and a Visiting Professor in Cybersecurity at the University of Leeds.

Each winning student will be awarded £500 cash, and will receive an engraved medal. They will also be offered the opportunity to take up a free place at the Enterprise Boot Camp run by Spark at the University’s Careers Centre.

Award eligibility

All final year undergraduate and integrated Masters students who have completed research projects in the areas of Biological, Environmental and Physical Sciences, Engineering, Medicine and Health..

Criteria

· Quality of your research

· The contribution to scientific knowledge and/or potential application of the findings

· The level of innovation as demonstrated through, for example, the use of creative scientific methods

· Ethical awareness displayed within the research

· Ability and potential to benefit society

How to Apply

Details will follow soon about how to apply for the 2019 awards.