Nominators and nominees do NOT have to be Fellows of the Royal Society.
For further information contact the Scientific Programmes team.
Awards open for nominations 2020 are:
The world’s oldest scientific prize will be awarded in 2020 for outstanding achievement in any field of biological sciences. Open to international nominations.
For outstanding achievements in the biological, physical and applied sciences.
Croonian Medal and Lecture
The premier lecture in biological sciences. Open to international nominations.
Bakerian Medal and Lecture
The premier lecture in physical sciences. Open to international nominations.
For distinguished contributions to the biomedical sciences.
For work of acknowledged distinction in evolution, biological diversity and developmental, population and organismal biology.
Ferrier Medal and Lecture
For distinguished contributions on the structure and function of the nervous system.
Francis Crick Medal and Lecture
Given on any field in the biological sciences.
For an outstanding researcher in the field of chemistry.
For an outstanding researcher in the field of energy.
Royal Society Armourers & Brasiers’ Company Prize
For outstanding, pioneering and innovating materials science research with potential for application.
Royal Society Milner Award and Lecture
For outstanding achievement in computer science by a European researcher.
For an outstanding researcher in the field of physics.
For an outstanding researcher in the field of mathematics.
Interdisciplinary awards and those celebrating the communication of science
For acknowledged distinction of interdisciplinary work between the life sciences and other disciplines.
Kavli Medal and Lecture
For excellence in all fields of science and engineering relevant to the environment.
Kavli Education Medal and Lecture
For impact in the field of science and mathematics education.
Michael Faraday Prize and Lecture
For a scientist or engineer whose expertise in communicating scientific ideas in lay terms is exemplary.
Royal Society Africa Prize
To recognise outstanding research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the sciences which contributes significantly to capacity building in Africa.
Royal Society Athena Prize
Celebrates teams who have contributed most to the advancement of diversity in STEM within their communities.
Royal Society David Attenborough Prize and Lecture
Awarded to an individual for outstanding and sustained public engagement with science.
Royal Society Mullard Award
To individuals whose work has the potential to make a contribution to national prosperity.
Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award and Lecture
To support the promotion of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal and Lecture
Given on a subject relating to the history of science, philosophy of science or the social function of science.