Muriel and Colin Ramm Medal and Scholarship in Experimental Physics * [F5539]
An asterisk (*) indicates that thisÂ scholarship is governed by conditions.
1. The Muriel and Colin Ramm Medal and Scholarship in Experimental Physics was established from three endowments of $25,000 each by Professor Colin Ramm, a distinguished international experimental physicist, in memory of his time, during the early 1940s, in the then Department of Physics.
2.(1) The medal, is awarded to the student who, among those who have gained first class honours in physics and have undertaken an honours research project in experimental physics, has demonstrated the greatest research potential.
(2) Research potential is determined by the Board of Examiners of the School of Physics on the basis of the quality of the student's honours thesis and on supervisor assessments of research performance.
3. Should the winner of the Muriel and Colin Ramm Medal undertake a PhD in the School of Physics within five years of completion of honours, they will receive, in their first year of enrolment in the PhD, the Muriel and Colin Ramm Scholarship.
4.(1) The scholarship is a top-up scholarship and consists of 75 per cent of the income, after capitalisation in accordance with Senate policy, accumulated in the year in which the medal winner undertook honours from the sum donated by Professor Ramm.
(2) The remaining 25 per cent of the income referred to in (1) is added to the invested capital.
5. If a medal winner does not take up the Ramm Scholarship within five years of completion of honours, the money allocated for the scholarship is returned to the invested capital.