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Department of Biochemistry

The 2020-2021 Part III class with their examiners and lecturers.

Congratulations to our Part III undergraduate examination prize-winners!


We are very pleased to announce that the Part III Biochemistry prizes for 2021 have been awarded to the following students:

  • Part III Richard Perham 1st Prize 2021 (awarded to the student ranked highest in the class):

    • Thomas Hammond
  • Part III Richard Perham 2nd Prize 2021 (awarded to the student ranked second in the class):

    • Thomas Harman
  • Part III Alkis Seraphim Memorial Fund Prize 2021 (awarded to the student(s) with the highest mark in the Research Project Dissertation):

    • Thomas Hammond
    • Thomas Harman


We would like to congratulate all of our Part III students on their fantastic examination results this year, and for doing so well despite the disruptions caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

To all of our leaving students, we wish you the best of luck for your future and are sure that you will make every success of it! Please stay in touch, please stay safe, and (when we're able to do so again) please pop in and see us!


The 2020-2021 Part III class with their examiners and lecturers.

Credit: Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.


Rhys Grant

Publication date

22 June 2021