Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work

Student Prizes


  • MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition


    PowerBar Prize for Outstanding Professional Commitment in Sport and Exercise Nutrition

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    This prize is awarded to the student who demonstrated high levels of commitment to the practice of sport and exercise nutrition while studying at Oxford Brookes. There are no fixed criteria for this award, but recipients typically demonstrate their relative merit by the extent to which they engage in a range of professional practice behaviours during their period of study at Oxford Brookes. This may include, but is not limited to, any of the following:

    • Providing support to Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition MSc students in ways that help other students achieve a better understanding or practice of sport and exercise nutrition
    • Participation (paid or unpaid) in non-course activities related to sport and exercise nutrition (e.g. supporting local sports teams or athletes by way of advice, presentations, taking useful measurements, etc)
    • Participation in ongoing department research or consultancy work
    • Writing nutrition articles for publication in relevant magazines or websites
    • Attending relevant conferences (e.g. ISSSM, BASEs, NUTSOC, etc)
    • Representing Oxford Brookes to the wider public in a positive manner


    Human Kinetics Prize for Outstanding Research in Sport and Exercise Nutrition

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    Typically, the award for Outstanding Research will be given to the student with the highest (or near highest) mark in P16509 (Research Project).


    Prize winners

    Year (class) Award Recipient
    2009-2010 PowerBar Andri Pieri
    2009-2010 Human Kinetics Sarah Graham
    2010-2011 PowerBar Michael Whatman
    2010-2011 Human Kinetics Stuart Kirk
    2011-2012 PowerBar Leigh Thomas
    2011-2012 Human Kinetics Felicity Hares
    2012-2013 PowerBar Andrew Barnett
    2012-2013 Human Kinetics Adrian Hastings
    2013-2014 PowerBar Herlinda Alcala
    2013-2014 Human Kinetics Elizabeth Foot
    2014-2015 PowerBar Andrew Marley
    2014-2015 Human Kinetics Jane Ward
    2015-2016 PowerBar Stephanie Catlin
    2015-2016 Human Kinetics Portia Rees-Jones
    2016-2017 PowerBar Alexander Beaumont
    2016-2017 Human Kinetics Hannah Willoughby

    Our thanks go to PowerBar and Human Kinetics for offering these awards.