Appleton medal recipients


2012
Colin O’Dowd
National University of Ireland, Galway
For his outstanding contributions to research in atmospheric aerosol-cloud-climate interactions, and particularly in the formation and transformation of aerosols from natural systems.



2010

Dr Myles Allen
University of Oxford
For his important contributions to the detection and attribution of human influence on climate and quantifying uncertainty in climate predictions.


2008
Ann Wintle
Aberystwyth University
For her outstanding contribution in the development and application of luminescence properties of minerals as a geological dating tool applicable to the past one million years.


Medallists - Chree medal and prize

2007
Michele K Dougherty
Imperial College, London
For her contributions to the field of planetary magnetic fields and atmospheres and their interactions with the solar wind, in particular through scientific leadership of the Cassini mission to Saturn and its moons.


2006
David Gubbins
University of Leeds
For his contributions to our understanding of the dynamics and evolution of the Earth’s core through his work in kinematic dynamo theory, thermodynamics and palaeomagnetism.


2005
Barbara A Maher
Lancaster University
For her pioneering contributions to the study of magnetic signals from the geological record as a means of determining climatic changes.


2004
Joanna Dorothy Haigh


2003
Michael Lockwood


2002
Peter Thomas Woods


2001
Joseph Charles Farman, Brian Gerard Gardiner and Jonathan David Shanklin


1999
John Edward Harries


1997
John Michael David Coey


1995
Tudor Bowden Jones


1993
Alan Hugh Cook


1991
Lance Thomas


1989
John Nye


1987
Brian John Hoskins


1985
Adrian Edmund Gill


1983
William John Granville Beynon


1981
Keith Anthony Browning


1979
John Theodore Houghton


1977
Drummond Hoyle Matthews and Frederick John Vine


1975
Raymond Hide


1973
David Robert Bates


1971
Desmond George King-Hele


1969
Stanley Keith Runcorn


1967
John Herbert Chapman


1965
Basil John Mason


1963
Maurice Neville Hill


1961
Scott Ellsworth Forbush


1959
Reginald Cockcroft Sutcliffe


1957
Edward C Bullard


1955
David Forbes Martyn


1953
Julius Bartels


1951
George C Simpson


1949
Gordon Miller Bourne Dobson


1947
Edward V Appleton


1945
John Adam Fleming


1943
Basil Ferdinand Jamieson Schonland


1941
Sydney Chapman