The annual VMSG conference is very strongly student orientated. To emphasise this, prizes are given out each year for the best oral presentation given by a student (the Bob Hunter Prize) and the best poster presentation by a student (the Geoff Brown Prize).
Past recipients of the Geoff Brown Prize:
2020: Gregor Weber (Geneva)
2019: Elliot Carter (Manchester)
Past recipients of the Bob Hunter Prize:
2020: Sally Law (Edinburgh)
2019: Ben Clarke (Edinburgh)