University of Bath

Ede and Ravenscroft Prize Committee

The Prize is an annual award for the best postgraduate research student funded by Ede and Ravenscroft, appointed robe-makers to HM the Queen.

The prize is an annual award for the best postgraduate research student awarded for the first time in 1991 and is generously funded by Ede and Ravenscroft, appointed robemakers to HM The Queen. Shorlisted candidates are invited to give presentations on their research at an open event in the 4West Graduate Centre, and the committee announces the winner at a reception following the presentations. The winner is reported to Senate. The value of the prize is £1000, with each of the shortlisted finalists receiving a amazon gift card to the value of £50 funded by the University.

Full responsibilities of the committee are detailed in the terms of reference.

Committee members

    Terms of office expire on 31 July in the year stated.

    Name Position Term of Office
    Professor Jonathan Knight Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) ex-officio
    Professor Jeremy Bradshaw Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Doctoral and International)
    Professor Bas Verplanken Member of UDSC and Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences 2019
    Dr Antoine Buchard Faculty of Science co-opted
    Professor Orietta Marsili School of Management co-opted
    Professor Tina Duren Faculty of Engineering & Design 2019
    Mr Simon Gane Doctoral College


    The committee will normally meet in the Spring to consider nominations for the prize and will confim a shortlist of students. Finalist will be required to make an oral presentation to a University audience, inlcluding the committee.

    The minutes and summaries of meetings of the committee are not published under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Further information about the Act (including the reason why such information is exempt from publication). If you have any queries about the business conducted by the committee, please contact Clare Henderson.