2020 award winners
Our awards aim to build and reinforce a sense of community by recognising and rewarding excellence in individuals and teams who have made a contribution to physics.
Introducing our 2020 award winners.
Jonathan Flint, IOP President CBE, says: “Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s IOP Awards, which recognise and reward excellence in individuals and teams and their contribution to physics. We’re delighted to celebrate the winners’ extraordinary achievements.”
For both physicists and non-physicists who have contributed to physics in general and the IOP in particular.
Isaac Newton Medal and Prize
The Isaac Newton Medal and Prize is for world-leading contributions to physics by an individual of any nationality.
Our six Gold Medals recognise outstanding and sustained contributions by physicists of international renown to a wide range of physics.
Silver Subject Medals
Our Silver Subject Medals are awarded annually to recognise and reward distinguished contributions to physics.
Bronze Early Career Medals
Our Bronze Early Career medals are for exceptional physicists in the early stages of their careers.
This award is for distinguished service to the IOP.
Teachers of Physics Award
These awards celebrate the success of secondary school physics teachers who have raised the profile of physics and science in schools.
Our Honorary Fellowships acknowledge physicists who have contributed to physics generally or to the work of the IOP.
The IOP Business Awards recognise and celebrate companies that have excelled in innovation, delivering significant economic and/or societal impact through the application of physics.
The IOP Technician Award highlights the diverse role of technicians in education, research and industry.
This new award enables the community to recognise and celebrate the skills and experiences of science and engineering apprentices.
Apprentice Employer Award
This prize enables the IOP to recognise employers that demonstrate their commitment and contribution to scientific and engineering apprenticeship schemes.