High Energy Particle Physics Science in Society Prize
This prize is for an early career researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to outreach in particle physics.
The prize is £100 and a certificate.
Nominations are now open. The prize is awarded to an early career researcher for outstanding contributions to outreach in particle physics. The prize is £100 and a certificate.
- have worked for less than 12 years since the award of first degree (excluding career breaks);
- have carried out work while funded by a UK/Ireland institution;
- give consent to be nominated; and
- not be a member of the High Energy Particle Physics Group committee.
Nominations should comprise a summary case of up to two pages, together with major citation evidence (where relevant) and may include up to two letters of support for the candidate.
All nominations should be sent to the group’s Honorary Secretary, Tracey Berry: [email protected].
The deadline is Monday 20 March 2023 at 5pm.
For her passionate promotion of science to a diverse audience across many different forms of media.
Dr Suzie Sheehy
For outstanding public engagement in accelerator science and particle physics.
For his work as curator and head of content for the successful Collider exhibition and other outreach work with the Science Museum, CERN, and the Cavendish Laboratory.
For his work establishing nationwide the CERN@school programme, which has brought CERN technology into the classroom.
For outreach reaching over 100,000 people through a variety of exhibitions, public events and talks.
For public engagement through blogs, art collaborations and school outreach, particularly in the field of neutrino physics.
For his work on developing the MINERvA package for International Masterclasses.
For publicising particle physics in the popular media, particularly on BBC TV and radio programmes.
The prize was not awarded in 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021.