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Kavli Education Medal

Becky Parker (left) with two students from the Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys in the MoEDAL experimental area. Credit IRIS

The award

This medal is awarded for impact in the field of science and mathematics education.

The Kavli Education Medal is awarded biennially (in even years) for “an individual who has made a significant impact on science or mathematics education within the UK. The recipient will be called upon to deliver a lecture either at a specialist scientific or educational meeting or for the general public as appropriate. The first award was made in 2010.

The next round of nominations opens in November 2017

Kavli Education Medallist 2016

Dr Becky Parker

The Kavli Education Medal and Lecture 2016 is awarded to Dr Becky Parker MBE for founding the Langton Star Centre for school children to perform authentic research in the sciences and her encouragement for other teachers to undertake creative and experimental research with their pupils.

Dr Parker will be presented with a medal of bronze gilt, and a gift of £1,000 in spring 2017.

Past winners

Professor Sir John Holman was awarded the Kavli Education Medal in 2014 in recognition of his significant impact on science education within the UK.

Margaret Brown was awarded the Kavli Education Medal in 2012 in recognition of her significant impact on mathematics education within the UK.

See full list of all past winners of the Kavli Education Medal.