Copley Medal (Royal Society of London)

The Copley Medal is the Royal Society of London’s oldest and most prestigious award. The medal is now awarded annually for outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science. The award alternates between the physical and biological sciences (odd and even years respectively).

This award is open to all international applicants, at a senior level. Teams or groups may be nominated for this award. Nominations are valid for 3 years.

Nomination requirements:

  • Nominators are invited to provide information on why the nominee should be
    considered for the medal, a brief summary of the nominee’s career history and a
    statement of support
  • Nominators are also required to list the nominee’s most significant achievements and
    contributions to science (maximum of 20 examples).
  • Achievements and contributions may include commercialisation, entrepreneurial or
    industrial impacts, patents, open data sets, influence on policy outcomes, public
    engagement, collaborations or individuals instructed, methodological improvements,
    publications, etc

A medal of silver gilt and a gift of £25,000 at the Premier Awards dinner in Autumn

Deadline: 25 February 2022

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