John S Archer Award
The John S Archer Fund was established by a group of his former PhD students in honour of Prof. Archer, former Professor of Petroleum Engineering and Dean of the Royal School of Mines.
The John S Archer Award is for research excellence in petroleum geoscience and engineering and will be given to a PhD student in the Department of Earth Science and Engineering who has demonstrated excellence.
- Rewarding research excellence in petroleum geoscience and engineering
- Students in 1st, 2nd or 3rd year (in exceptional circumstances, also 4th year students) will be considered
- Full or part time PhD students are eligible
The value of the award is suggested at £5,000, though the value of the award may increase or decrease.
The winner of the 2019 Award was announced on 29 October 2019 at a Department reception, by Dr Ivor Ellul, a former colleague of Professor Archer and one of the group of ten who established the award in his name.