The Royal Society’s medals, awards and prize lectureships provide an opportunity to celebrate outstanding achievement.

Nominations for the Michael Faraday Prize are now open. This prize lecture is given by a scientist or engineer whose expertise in communicating scientific ideas in lay terms is exemplary.

Previous winners have included Professor Brian Cox and Professor Frank Close.

The winner will receive a medal, a personal prize of £2,500 and will get to deliver a lecture at the Royal Society.

Nominate a colleague for this lecture

To download the nomination form and for further details please see

The deadline for nominations is Friday 30 January 2015.

To contact us for further information please email