E.S.J. King Prize
- Study level
- Study Area
- Microbiology and Immunology
- Individual donation
- Fund source
- Perpetual Trust (UOM)
- Fund basis
Donor: Mrs Jean Gittins to establish a prize to commemorate Edgar Samuel John King, Professor of Pathology 1951-66. The donor stated that the E.S.J. King Prize ‘ …. should be awarded for the best essay in the third year course in Pathology. In the event that the course be changed in the future and the essay abolished, I would wish the prize to be transferred to another suitable portion of the third year course.’
The E.S.J King Prize is awarded to the best performing student in the three compulsory subjects in the Pathology major, being Mechanisms of Human Disease, Techniques for Investigation of Disease and Frontiers in Human Disease, such major being undertaken in the third year of either the Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Biomedicine.
Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.
Students who have completed the three compulsory subjects in the Pathology major, being PATH30001 Mechanisms of Human Disease (or its successor), PATH30002 Techniques for Investigation of Disease (or its successor) and PATH30003 Frontiers in Human Disease (or its successor), undertaken in the third year of either the Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Biomedicine.
Students who graduate in the previous year with a Pathology major nominated on study plan will have results in PATH30001, PATH30002 PATH30003 reviewed to determine the student with the highest aggregate mark in the subjects that comprise the major.
Selection based on results as per the eligibility criteria.
Recipient will be advised in writing in Semester One of the following academic year.
Please contact BiomedSci-AcademicServices@unimelb.edu.au
2021: Nicholas Blake and Chiara Braida
2020: Vanessa Cincotta
Department / Centre
Microbiology and Immunology