The Chadwick medal and prize

Chadwick Medal

In 2008 Council decided to establish the Chadwick medal and prize.

Sir James Chadwick was a British physicist who proved the existence of neutrons, a fundamental discovery in the area of nuclear science.  He was awarded the Nobel Prize for physics in 1935.

The award is made biennially in odd dated years.

Terms
The award shall be made for distinguished research in particle physics. The medal will be accompanied by a prize of £1000 and a certificate.