Northampton young scientists get close up to Sir Francis Crick Memorial Prizes

A quartet of students from a Northampton school have been awarded prizes to honour the memory of the town's most prestigious scienctist.

Monday, 14th November 2016, 4:11 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:23 pm

Awarded in the name of the Nobel Prize winning co-discoverer of the DNA molecule The Sir Francis Crick Memorial Prize has been given to four students from Thomas Becket School.

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The Northamptonshire Natural History Society initiated the annual young person’s award for scientific interest in microscopy, honouring the memory of the Nobel laureate.

Year 7 students Ryan Jones, Kessiwah Salipu, Jamie Stones, and Weronika Arnista entered the society’s competition each winning a certificate and a microscope.

The society, founded in 1876, has a long association with the Cricks.