Awards committees and panels

Members of the 2021 Awards committees and panels


Awards Committee (Medals and Prizes)

The Awards Committee (Medals and Prizes) selects recipients for the IOP's medals and prizes, including the Isaac Newton Medal and Prize, International Bilateral Awards, Gold Medals, Silver Subject Medals and Bronze Early Career Medals.

Chair and Vice-president for Science and Innovation Professor Martin Freer, FInstP University of Birmingham
President-elect Professor Sheila Rowan,
MBE Hon.FInstP
University of Glasgow
Vice-president for Business Dr John Bagshaw, CEng CPhys FInstP Independent
Vice-president for Education Dr Lisa Jardine-Wright, CPhys FInstP University of Cambridge
Member Dr Pietro Cicuta, MInstP University of Cambridge
Member Dr Dimitra Darambara, CPhys MInstP Institute of Cancer Research
Member Professor Emeritus Luke Drury, FInstP Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
Member Dr Tania Clare Dunning, MInstP University of Kent
Member Professor Jacob Dunningham, FInstP University of Sussex
Member Professor Wendy Flavell, CPhys FInstP University of Manchester
Member Professor William Gillin, CPhys FInstP Queen Mary University of London
Member Professor Joanna Haigh, CBE FInstP Imperial College London
Member Professor Martin Hendry, MBE FInstP University of Glasgow
Member Professor Laura Herz, FInstP University of Oxford
Member Professor Kenith Meissner, FInstP Swansea University
Member Professor Michael Merrifield University of Nottingham
Member Professor Andrew Newsam, MInstP Liverpool John Moores University
Member Professor Jennifer Thomas, CBE CPhys FInstP University College London
Member Professor Nigel Wilding, CPhys FInstP University of Bristol

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Honorary Fellows Committee

The Honorary Fellows Committee selects recipients for honorary fellowship of the IOP.

Chair and President Mr Jonathan Flint, CBE FInstP Independent
President-elect Professor Sheila Rowan, MBE Hon.FInstP University of Glasgow
Honorary Secretary Professor Brian Fulton, CPhys FInstP University of York
Honorary Treasurer Professor David Delpy, CPhys FInstP Independent
Vice-president for Business Dr John Bagshaw, CPhys FInstP Independent
Vice-president for Education Dr Lisa Jardine-Wright, CPhys FInstP University of Cambridge
Vice-president for Science and Innovation Professor Martin Freer, FInstP University of Birmingham
Vice-president for Membership Dr Mark Telling, CPhys FInstP Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC)
Honorary Fellow Mrs Rachael Buckley, Hon.FInstP Accelerator Science and Technology Centre (ASTeC)
Honorary Fellow Professor Roy Sambles, CPhys Hon.FInstP University of Exeter
Honorary Fellow Dame Frances Saunders, CPhys Hon.FInstP Independent

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Business Awards Panel

The Business Awards Panel selects recipients for the Business Innovation Award, Business Start-up Award and the Lee Lucas Award. 

Chair and Vice-President for Business Dr John Bagshaw, CPhys FInstP Independent
Member Mr Richard Bray, FInstP Appleyard Lees
Member Dr Allan Colquhoun FInstP Leonardo
Member Professor John Cliff Jones, CPhys FInstP University of Leeds
Member Dr John Lincoln, MInstP Harlin / Photonics Leadership Group
Member Dr Anke Lohmann, MInstP Anchored In
Member Professor Damien McDonnell, CPhys FInstP Quantum Innovation Centre
Member Dr John Melrose, FInstP Independent
Member Miss Janet Milne, MInstP Genmhor
Member Dr Cecilia Muldoon, MinstP VeriVin
Member Mr Ian Reid, CEng CPhys FInstP Siloton
Member Dr Maria-Giulia Thompson, CPhys MInstP Elekta
Member Mr Chris Warkup Innogen Institute

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Technical Skills Award Panel

The Technical Skills Awards Panel selects recipients for the Technician Award, Apprentice Award and Apprenticeship Employer Award. 

Chair and Honorary Secretary Professor Brian Fulton, CPhys FInstP University of York
Member Professor Brian Durnin Duhube Associates
Member Mr Ian East First Light Fusion Ltd
Member Mrs Natalie Kennerley Manchester Metropolitan University
Member Ms Grainne McAdam Caister Academy
Member Mrs Emma Meehan Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC)
Member Ms Michelle Rainbow North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP)
Member Dr Nathan Routley, MInstP AWE
Member Mr David Swinscoe, CPhys FInstP Ajabra
Member Dr Matthew Veale, CPhys MInstP Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC)
Member Ms Kelly Vere University of Nottingham / The Science Council
Member Mrs Donna Wyatt Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC)
Member Ms Sally Williams C S R Scientific Training LTD

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