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This award is made for excellence in engaging the public with science.
Sir Ralph Kohn FRS
The Royal Society Kohn Award is for UK-based early-career stage scientists who have undertaken high-quality public engagement activities which has had (or will have) a strategic impact on institutions, organisations and cultures, and whose career and future public engagement activities will benefit from the award. It is awarded annually.
The award is supported by the Kohn Foundation and was first awarded in 2005.
The medal is of silver gilt and is accompanied by a grant of £7,500 for science communication activities and a gift of £2,500.
The 2013 call for nominations has now closed. The winner will be announced in the Summer.
Nominators and nominees should consult the Terms and Conditions (PDF) before making a nomination.
The recipient is chosen by the Council of the Royal Society on the recommendation of the Michael Faraday Prize Committee. Nominations are valid for one year.
Dr Suzannah Lishman was awarded the Royal Society Kohn Award in 2012 for her excellence in engaging with society in matters of science and its societal dimension.
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Royal Society Kohn Award: For excellence in engaging the public with science.
Royal Society Mercer Prize: For research that has been commercially exploited for significant wealth generation of societal benefit in the UK.
Royal Society Mullard Award: For individuals whose work has the potential to make a contribution to national prosperity.
Royal Society Pfizer Award: For scientists working in the biological sciences to promote capacity-building in Africa.
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