David Attenborough award and lecture, deadline for nominations 25 Feb 2022
6 December 2021
Public Engagement - awards
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.
What to read next
29 November 2021
NERC are encouraging public engagement project applications to this year's fellowship call, which are intended to enable the sharing and flow of knowledge and expertise between NERC funded researchers and their stakeholders, partners and/or user communities with the aim of generating impact from NERC funded research in the priority areas detailed in the NERC delivery plan.
29 November 2021
The Royal Society of Chemistry currently has a range of prizes in sub-fields of chemistry, for various career levels, which include public engagement and outreach as one of the areas of contribution they will consider. Awards include cash prizes, medals and lectures.
1 November 2021
Every year the British Science Association asks for applications for the seven Award Lectureships available to early career academics who are skilled at engaging people with their research.
26 November 2021
Up to £200k is available for researchers working in STFC areas to undertake a prolonged programme of public engagement, and play a crucial role in championing PE in their institution and discipline.