Hiorns Memorial Prize

Made by Council, 19 June 2003

Amended by the General Purposes Committee of Council on 18 March 2016 (Gazette, Vol. 146, p. 354, 3 March 2016) and 16 June 2023 (Gazette Vol 153, pp.404-5, 1 June 2023).

1. The moneys establishing the Bob Hiorns Memorial Prize (‘the Fund’) shall be retained by the University as permanent endowment, and the net income of the Fund shall be applied to the award of a prize, to be known as the Bob Hiorns Memorial Prize, for the advancement of Human Sciences.

2. The administration of the Fund, and the application of its income, shall be the responsibility of Teaching Committee for Human Sciences. 3.

(1) The prize shall be open to student members of the University and shall be awarded annually by the Teaching Committee for Human Sciences on the basis of outstanding performance in relation to Human Sciences in such assessments as the Teaching Committee shall from time to time determine.

(2) If two or more candidates for the prize are judged to be of equal merit, additional prizes may be awarded. If no candidate is deemed to be of sufficient merit the Teaching Committee has discretion to make no award.

(3) The value of the prize or prizes shall be determined by the Teaching Committee for Human Sciences.

4. For administrative efficiency, the Fund is aggregated with the Crowther Memorial Prize Fund, both Funds having the same purposes in all material respects.

5. Regulations 2, 3 and 4 above may be amended by Council.

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