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This award is made to individuals whose work has the potential to make a contribution to national prosperity.
The Royal Society Mullard Award medal.
The Royal Society Mullard Award is made biennially for “an individual who has an outstanding academic record in any area of natural science, engineering or technology and whose work is currently making or has the potential to make a contribution to national prosperity in the United Kingdom”. The award is aimed at early to mid career stage scientists, engineers and technologists.
The award was established following a gift by Mullard Limited. It was first awarded in 1967.
The medal is of silver gilt and is accompanied by a gift of £2,000 and a travel grant of £1,500. The winner is called upon to deliver a lecture at the Society.
The 2013 call for nominations is now open and will close on the Thursday 28 February 2013. To submit a nomination (self-nominations are allowed), please download a nomination form and send it to email@example.com.
The call for nominations is circulated to university departments, learned societies, research institutions, Royal Society Research Fellows, the Fellowship, University Vice-Chancellors and Research Councils.
The recipient is chosen by the Council of the Royal Society on the recommendation of the Brian Mercer Awards Panel.
Professor Shankar Balasubramanian was awarded the Royal Society Mullard Award in 2009 for his inventive new approach to DNA sequencing.
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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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