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Harrie Massey Prize

Founded in 1976, from the Perren Fund in recognition of the services rendered to the College by Professor Sir Harrie Massey, D.SC., PH.D., LL.D., F.R.S., Quain Professor of Physics from 1950 to 1975

  1. The H.S.W. Massey Prize may be awarded in each session.

  2. The Prize is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

  3. The Prize is awarded for research in Astronomy.

  4. The value of the prize is £100.

  5. A candidate must be a student of the College who has engaged in research in the Department of Physics and Astronomy during the session preceding the award of the Prize.

  6. No application is necessary.

  7. The qualifications of candidates are considered by the Perren Professor of Astronomy.

  8. The award is announced in July.

  9. Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.