Nominating solar colleagues for RAS Medals and Awards (deadline July 31st)

Dear Colleagues,

The deadline for most Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) medals and awards is July 31st.

We have many talented people in our community to nominate!

The council is willing to help with nominations, so please do not hesitate to contact us if you require support.

Full details about the medals and awards can be found on the RAS website:

As stated on the website, anyone can make a nomination. It is not necessary to be a Fellow of the Society.

Medals and awards include:

Gold medal (G) – highest award in the Society’s gift.

Chapman medal – The Chapman Medal is awarded for investigations of outstanding merit in the science of the Sun, space and planetary environments or solar-terrestrial physics. This award is open to researchers from early career positions onwards.

Annie Maunder medal for outreach (G) – The Annie Maunder Medal is open to everyone involved in outreach or public engagement for astronomy or geophysics.

Fowler award (G) – The prize is awarded to individuals who have made a particularly noteworthy contribution to geophysics (including emerging areas), within 10 years of completing their PhD.

Winton award (G) – The Winton Award for early achievement in geophysics is for research by an individual in a UK institution whose career has shown the most promising development within five years of completing their PhD (including emerging areas).

Group award (G) – The Group Award (Geophysics) recognises outstanding achievement by large consortia of academics or Professional–Amateur collaborations in any branch of geophysics (including emerging areas).

Service award (G) – The Service Award is to honour individuals or team leaders who, through outstanding or exceptional work, have promoted, facilitated or encouraged the sciences of astronomy or geophysics.

James Dungey Lecture – The James Dungey Lecture is given annually by an authoritative and engaging speaker on a suitable topic in geophysics (including solar physics, solar-terrestrial physics, or planetary sciences).

Kind regards,
UKSP Council