International Medal

Our International Medal is the Isaac Newton Medal and Prize and shall be awarded for world-leading contributions to physics by person(s) of any nationality.


The award shall be made for world-leading contributions to physics. The medal will be gold and will be accompanied by a prize of £1,000 and a certificate. The award winner is invited to give a lecture at the Institute.


Newton lecture 2016 Professor Kellogg Stelle

The 2016 Newton lecture was given by Professor Kellogg Stelle of Imperial College in commemoration of the late Sir Tom Kibble, the recipient of the 2016 Newton medal. The lecture was chaired by the Institute’s President, Professor Roy Sambles.

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