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The Royal Society invites nominations for the David Attenborough award and lecture, which recognises an individual for public engagement with science in any science or technical discipline within the remit of the Royal Society. The award consists of a silver medal and a cash prize of £ 2,500.

The Royal Society David Attenborough Award and Lecture is awarded annually to an individual for outstanding public engagement with science.

The Royal Society David Attenborough prize and lecture is open to UK/Commonwealth/Irish Republic citizens or those who have been residents for three or more years. There are no restrictions on career stage and nominations will remain valid and shall be considered by the award selection committee throughout three nomination cycles. 

The medal is of silver gilt, is awarded annually and is accompanied by a gift of £2,500.

Previous winners include Dr Adam Rutherford and Professor Alice Roberts.

Deadline for nominations is 3pm (GMT) on 25 Feb 2022.

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