June 2013: Medal Winners
Published on 3rd June 2013
2013 Linnean Society Medal Winners Announced
The following Medals were awarded:
Linnean Medal: Kingsley Wayne Dixon
Awarded to a biologist for service to science.
Darwin Wallace Medal: Godfrey Matthew Hewitt
Awarded to persons who have made major advances in evolutionary biology.
Irene Manton Prize: Janine Pendleton
Awarded to a PhD student for the best botany thesis in an academic year.
John C Marsden Medal: Haris Saslis Lagoudakis
Awarded for the best doctoral thesis in biology.
The Linnean Society seeks to encourage excellence in the natural sciences by awarding a series of medals and prizes to scientists and artists for outstanding work in their fields. Nominations for 2014 are now open and will close on 30th November 2013. Click here to find out more about nominating and individual for a medal or award.