Award in Microbiology:Society for General Microbiology Prize Medal

Society for General Microbiology Prize MedalMedal Awarded annually to a microbiologist of international standing whose work has had a far-reaching impact beyond microbiology. The winner receives £1000, a prize medal and gives a lecture on his/her work at a Society meeting. The lecture is usually published in a Society journal. The first medal was awarded in 2009.

SGM Prize Medal

Society for General Microbiology: SGM Prize Medal

Rules for SGM Prize Medal

  1. The SGM Prize Medal shall be awarded annually to a microbiologist of international standing whose work has had a far-reaching impact beyond microbiology.
  2. A search committee appointed by the SGM Council will put forward nominations for the Prize Medal. Members of Council will also be able to suggest names. The proposals will be ranked by the search committee and the recommendations presented to Council for a decision to be made. Each proposal will be supported by a statement describing the nominee’s microbiological research and its wider impact, a brief curriculum vitae of the nominee and a full bibliography of his or her work.
  3. There shall be no restriction by means of age or nationality of those eligible for the SGM Prize Medal. The nominee need not be a member of the Society. Recipients of the Medal may not be nominated on a subsequent occasion.
  4.  The recipient of the Prize Medal will be expected to give a lecture based on the work for which the award has been made to a meeting of the Society. The recipient will be strongly encouraged to publish the lecture in one of the Society journals, whichever is the most suitable. The decision will be at the discretion of the Editors of the journals.

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