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in association with the Worshipful Company of Armourers & Brasiers

This Prize is awarded annually, in the Michaelmas Term, to one student and will be £250 in value. In addition the Prizewinner will become an "A&B alumnus", conferring benefits such as invitations to dinners, receptions etc. The award will be made on the basis of the quality of the reports submitted and other information about the success of the placement.

2016

Mr Daniel Varley (Part II, Q) is the nineth recipient of the Armourers and Brasiers Company European Placement Prize for his successful placement at MPIE, Dusseldorf, Germany, working on a project entitled "High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells: An Insight into Degradation Mechanisms" with Prof Gerhard Dehm, Dr Frank Stein and colleagues. 

2015

Mr Graham Kimbell (Part II, CL) is the eighth recipient of the Armourers and Brasiers Company European Placement Prize for his successful placement at EPF, Lausanne, Switzerland, working on a project entitled "Investigating the Electrical Properties of Ag44 Crystals" under the guidance of Prof Francesco Stellacci, Dr. Sam Jones and other colleagues.

2014

Ms Malavika Nair (Part II, CHU) is the seventh recipient of the Armourers and Brasiers Company European Placement Prize for her successful placement at EPF, Lausanne, Switzerland, working on a project entitled "Investigating a family of Liquid Crystal capped Gold Nanoparticles via a thiol-for-OAm ligand exchange - Synthesis, Cleaning and Characterisation" under the guidance of Prof Francesco Stellacci, Dr. Stefan Guldin and other colleagues.

2013

Ms Gloria Young (Part II, TH) is the sixth recipient of the Armourers and Brasiers Company European Placement Prize for her successful placement at EPF, Lausanne, Switzerland, working on a project entitled "Formation, extraction and testing of silicon particles in Al-­Si alloys" under the guidance of Prof Andreas Mortensen, Mr Martin Mueller and other colleagues.

2012

Mr Michael Hope (Part IB, Q) is the fifth recipient of the Armourers and Brasiers Company European Placement Prize for his successful placement at University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany, working on a project entitled "The Effect of Ruthenium on the Solubility of Rhenium in the Matrix of Nickel Based Superalloys" under the guidance of Dr Ralf Rettig and colleagues (Host: Dr Alexandra Haase)

2011

Mr Matthew Jordan (Part III, R) is the fourth recipient of the Armourers and Brasiers Company European Placement Prize for his successful placement at University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany, working on a project entitled "Recommendations for the Rapid Growth of Nano-Crystalline Diamond Foils by HF-CVD" under the guidance of Dr Stefan Rosiwal and colleagues (Host: Dr Alexandra Haase).

2010

Mr Josh Weston (Part II, CTH) is the third recipient of the Armourers and Brasiers Company European Placement Prize for his successful placement at TU Wien, Vienna, Austria, working on a project entitled "The Influence of Thermomechanical Processing Parameters during Hot Deformation of Ti-6Al-4V" under the guidance of Dr Cecilia Poletti, Fernando Warchomicka and colleagues.

2009

Mr Gabriel Mecklenburg (Part III, G) is the second recipient of the Armourers and Brasiers Company European Placement Prize for his successful placement at Rolls-Royce Dahlewitz, Germany, working on a project entitled "Comparison of Different Lifing Methods" under the guidance of Dr Hartmut Schlums and colleagues.

2008

Mr Callum Young (Part II, PEM) is the first recipient of the Armourers and Brasiers Company European Placement Prize for his successful placement at EMPA in Switzerland, working on a project entitled "Compression of micropillars made by FEBID, FIBID and Ion-Beam milling" under the guidance of Dr Ivo Utke and colleagues.