RSC - Advancing the Chemical Sciences

Science Activities


Beilby Medal and Prize

The Beilby Medal and Prize recognises work of exceptional practical significance in chemical engineering, applied materials science, energy efficiency or a related field.

The deadline for entries for the 2014 award is 31 December 2013

2012 Winner

Professor Adam Lee

Beilby Medal and Prize 2012 Winner

Professor Adam Lee, Cardiff University

Rules and Criteria

  • Run annually 
  • Candidates are permitted to nominate themselves
  • Preference will be given to those candidates under the age of 40 at the closing date.  The age specified is intended to guide nominators and selection panelists; appropriate consideration will be given to those who have taken career breaks or followed different study paths.
  • The award is open to both RSC/SCI/IoM3 members and non-members and candidates based in the UK and internationally.
  • Nominations are closed 
  • Award winner receives 1000, a medal and a certificate             

About the award

The Beilby Award is administered in rotation by the RSC, the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3) and the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI). 

Society of Chemical Industry               IOM3 logo   

It is sustained by a Trust Fund commemorating Sir George Beilby FRS, President of SCI (1898-99), the Institute of Chemistry (1909-12) and the Institute of Metals (1916-1918) and founding Chairman of the Fuel Research Board.

Previous Winners

Beilby Medal and Prize Winners

1930 - Present

Related Links

Link icon Beilby Medal and Prize
The 2014 Award is being administered by Society of Chemical Industries. The deadline for entries is 31 December 2013. Full details of criteria for nominations and online nomination form

External links will open in a new browser window

Contact and Further Information

Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Milton Road, Science Park, Cambridge, CB4 0WF
Tel: +44 (0)1223 432189
Fax: +44 (0)1223 423623