Lawrence Bragg Medal and Prize

The Bragg medal

The Lawrence Bragg Medal and Prize was instituted by the Council of the Institute of Physics and The Physical Society in 1965.

The first award was made in 1967. The medal is named after Sir Lawrence Bragg, who had an international reputation for the popularization and teaching of physics.


The award shall be made for outstanding and sustained contributions to physics education and to widening participation within it. The medal will be gold and will be accompanied by a prize of £1000 and a certificate.