Best MA Dissertation and BA Project Awards 2015-16

The Islamic College heartily congratulates the winners of the 2015-16 Ibn Sina and Abu Rayhan al-Biruni awards!

The Awards Committee chose Yasmin Ahmed’s work, titled Transcending Idiosyncrasy: An Investigation into the Appropriation of Islam by Muslims, as the winner of the Ibn Sina Award for best MA Dissertation. Yasmin is pictured below receiving her award – comprising a plaque and the sum of £300 – from the Director of Research and Publications, Shaykh Mohammed Ali Ismail.



Susan Khwaja won the Abu Rayhan al-Biruni Award, which is given for the best BA Project. Winners of this award receive a plaque and the sum of £200. Susan’s work was titled A Critical Comparative Analysis of the Development of Headwear Worn by Male Shi‘i and Sunni Clerics. She is pictured below (left) with Fatema Muraj, the BA Academic Registrar.


Click here to check the Awards page!