The department is a lively community that is recognised internationally as one of the top centres for research and teaching in development studies.
Congratulating our MSc student prize winners for 2021
We are delighted to announce that the following students have won prizes for their performance on our masters' courses in 2020/2021.
MSc in Economics for Development
George Webb Medley Prize for Best Overall Performance
Yihong Zhang, St John's
George Webb Medley Prize for Best Overall Performance (proxime accessit)
Merlin Stein, Wolfson
Luca D’Agliano Prize for Best Dissertation
Nelli Vanninen, St Antony’s
Arthur Lewis Prize for the Best Examination Essays in Development Economics
Merlin Stein, Wolfson, and Marco Malusà, St Edmund Hall (joint winners)
MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy
Outstanding Academic Achievement
Katherine McCreery, St Cross, and Benjamin Bushell, St Antony’s (joint winners)
Benjamin Bushell, St Antony’s
MSc in Migration Studies
Tiger Hills, St Catherine’s
Best Dissertation Prize
Catriona Fraser, Kellogg
Dissertation Prize (runner up)
Nicholas Lancaster, St Antony’s, and Isabelle Monnickendam, Regent’s Park (joint winners)
MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
Best Thesis Prize
Jake Millman, Wolfson
Gil Loescher Prize for Overall Best Performance
Olivia Wicki, St Antony’s, and Henry Wilson-Smith, Lady Margaret Hall (joint winners)
Note: the previously named ‘Examiners Prize’ has been renamed this year in memory of Professor Gil Loescher who sadly died last year.
An obituary to him by Professor Alexander Betts can be read here: https://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/gil-loescher-memorial-fund/a-tribute-to-gil-loescher.
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