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Kavli Medal and Lecture

Annual global temperatures from 1850-2017. The colour scale represents the change in global temperatures covering 1.35°C. Image courtesy of Professor Hawkins

The award

The Kavli Medal and Lecture is now awarded annually for excellence in all fields of science and engineering relevant to the environment or energy. The medal is of bronze gilt and is accompanied by a gift of £1,000.

Past winners

Professor Edward Hawkins was awarded the Kavli Medal and Lecture 2018 for his significant contributions to the understanding and quantifying natural climate variability and long-term climate change, and for actively communicating climate science and its various implications with broad audiences.

Professor Henry Snaith FRS was awarded the Kavli Medal and Lecture in 2017  for his discovery and development of highly efficient perovskite solar cells which promise to dramatically increase the efficiency and reduce the cost of solar energy.

Professor Matt King was been awarded the Kavli Medal and Lecture in 2015 for his research in field glaciology leading to the first reconciled estimate of ice sheet contribution to sea level.

See full list of all past winners of the Kavli Medal and Lecture


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