What’s better than winning an award? Winning two!

Ashleigh Heffernan Low Res Edit 008113 February 2014: Awards for academic excellence

At the RMIT School of Applied Science Award Ceremony in March 2015, CNBP student representative Ashleigh Heffernan will be presented with two awards for outstanding academic achievement in 2014.

The Walter Boas Memorial Prize is awarded for “the student completing third year Physics courses whose creativity in academic endeavors is judged worthy of recognition” (presented to two people in 2014), and the Nanotechnology Award (Physics) is awarded for “the best overall performance in the double degree Bachelor of Science (Nanotechnology) / Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences) majoring in Physics”. Ashleigh graduated with distinction in December 2014 and will commence a Master of Science degree in March 2015, under the supervision of Associate Professor Brant Gibson at the RMIT Node.