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Quain Studentship in Biology

Founded with the Quain Studentship in English and the Quain English Essay Prize under the will of Richard Quain, F.R.S., Professor of Anatomy, 1832-50, and of Clinical Surgery, 1850-66, who desired the name of his brother, Sir John Richard Quain, to be associated with his own in regard to this bequest

  1. A Studentship, known as the Quain Studentship in Biology, may be awarded when there is a vacancy.

  2. The Studentship is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Life Sciences.

  3. The Studentship is awarded for Biology.

  4. The value of the Quain Studentship in Biology is determined from time to time.

  5. A necessary qualification is that the student must have attended for not less than three terms a course of study in Botany at the College.

  6. On a vacancy occurring, the qualifications of persons eligible for appointment to the Studentship are considered by the Quain Professor of Botany.

  7. The Student is a member of the staff of the Department of Biology. Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of the Department, they assist in the teaching of Botany. They are considered a teacher within the meaning of the College Statutes and Regulations, and they are subject to the conditions of tenure laid down by the Council for teaching appointments in the College. They are encouraged and have facilities afforded them in carrying on original work on their own account.

  8. The first appointment to a Studentship is for a probationary period of one session, but the Council may renew the appointment for not more than two periods of two sessions each.

  9. Payment of the Studentship is made in twelve instalments, monthly in arrears.

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