# School of Mathematics and Statistics: Prizes and Scholarships 2005 - 2006

# Prizes

## The Joye Prize

Established in 2002 by donation from Mr Ian Edward Joye LLB and Mr Christopher Ronald Edward Joye BCom, the Joye Prize is awarded annually to the most outstanding student completing fourth year Honours in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics (provided the work is of sufficient merit).

Recipient: Hugh Miller

## The T. G. Room Medal

Honouring the late T. G. Room, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Sydney from 1935 to 1968, the Room Medal may be awarded for a PhD thesis considered to be of outstanding merit.

Recipient: Feng Dai

## Prizes for Honours Students

The KE Bullen Memorial Prize, for proficiency in Applied Mathematics Honours, awarded to Greg Londish.

The MJ and M Ashby Prize, for the best Honours essay in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics, awarded to Peter McNamara.

The Barker Scholarship fund was established in 1853 by a gift of £1000 by Thomas Barker, for the encouragement of mathematical science. It funds the Barker Scholarships (see below) and the Barker Prize, for proficiency in Honours Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics. Awarded jointly to Greg Londish and Thomas Prince.

The Australian Federation of University Women (N.S.W.) Prize in Mathematics, to the most distinguished woman candidate graduating with first class honours in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics, awarded to Sophie Ashton.

## Prizes for Senior Students

The Norbert Quirk Prize, for the best answer by a senior student to a question in the annual problem competition conducted by SUMS (the Sydney University Mathematics Society), awarded jointly to Christopher Reid and Gareth White.

The Applied Probability Trust Prize, for proficiency in STAT3905 (Markov Processes), awarded to Han Qing Zhu.

The Tim Brown Prize for Senior Statistics, awarded to Han Qing Zhu.

## Prizes for Intermediate Students

The Norbert Quirk Prize, for the best answer by an intermediate student to a question in the SUMS competition, awarded to Gia Vinh Anh Pham.

The Tim Brown Prize for Intermediate Statistics, awarded jointly to Chuan Hu and Joanna Wang.

## Prizes for Junior Students

The Norbert Quirk Prize, for the best answer by a junior student to a question in the SUMS competition, awarded to Laurence Field.

The Veronica Thomas Prize, for proficiency in STAT1021 and STAT1022, awarded jointly to Adrienne Nicole Odell and Bronwyn Jean Overs.

The Thomson Publishers Prizes I and II, for proficiency in junior advanced level mathematics and ordinary level mathematics (respectively), awarded to Laurence Field and Melinda Grace Lee.

## The David Jackson Prize

In memory of Dr David G. A. Jackson, for creativity and originality in Pure Mathematics by an undergraduate, awarded to Jonathan Sun.

# Scholarships

## Carslaw Scholar

For a year 11 student in NSW who has gained selection in the Australian Mathematical Olympiad Team. Awarded to Graham White.

## Barker Scholarship No I

For proficiency in Intermediate Mathematics, awarded to Julian Gibbons and Jonathan Sun.

## Barker Scholarship No II

For proficiency in Junior Mathematics, awarded to Laurence Field.

## The George Allen Scholarships

These three scholarships, one for each of Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics and Statistics, are awarded to students enrolled in the Honours year, on the basis of results in Senior Mathematics and Statistics. Awarded to Nicholas Beeton (Applied Mathematics), Gareth White (Pure Mathematics) and Nicole Mealing (Mathematical Statistics).

## The KE Bullen Scholarships

Honouring the late K. E. Bullen, Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Sydney from 1946 to 1971, these Honours Applied Mathematics scholarships are awarded for proficiency in Senior Mathematics and Statistics. This year the KE Bullen Scholarship No. I is awarded to Han Qing Zhu and the KE Bullen Scholarship No. II is awarded to Daniel Campos.

## Merrill Lynch Scholarship

For academic merit in mathematics and statistics, awarded to Justin Koonin.