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 Engineeringwho 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.

Nominations for the 2018 Award close 12pm Monday 3 September 2018.

Past Award Winners

Congratulations to past winners of the John S. Archer Award:

Potcharaporn (Yok) Pongthunya - 2009
Ana Mijic - 2010
Rehab El Magraby - 2011
Chandra Taposeea - 2013
Matthew Reeve - 2015