The Bicentenary Medal

Awarded to a biologist under the age of 40 years in recognition of excellent work.

Struck in silver to commemorate the 200th anniversary in 1978 of the death of Linnaeus, the Bicentenary Medal is awarded annually in recognition of work done by a biologist under the age of 40 years. Any biologist who is not at the time a member of Council is eligible. Nominations should be made to Council using the form below.

Each year the closing date for nominations is the 30th November.

Recipients of the Bicentenary Medal

  • Claire Spottiswoode (2017)
  • Anjali Goswami (2016)
  • Vince Smith (2015)
  • Bonnie Webster (2014) 
  • not awarded (2013) 
  • Timothy Barraclough (2012) 
  • Paul Barrett (2011) 
  • Beverley Glover (2010) 
  • Michael Engel (2009) 
  • William Baker (2008) 
  • Max Telford (2007) 
  • Vincent Savolainen (2006) 
  • Peter Hollingsworth (2005) 
  • John Stothard (2004) 
  • R T Pennington (2003) 
  • Per Ahlberg (2002) 
  • Mark Wilkinson (2001) 
  • Mike Fay (2000) 
  • Paul Kenrick (1999) 
  • Roderic Dugald Morton Page (1998) 
  • David Gordon Reid (1997) 
  • Paul Hugh Williams (1996) 
  • Marie Helena Kurmann (1995) 
  • R.M. Bateman (1994) 
  • A.B. Smith (1993) 
  • S. Blackmore (1992) 
  • D. Rollinson (1991) 
  • C.E. Jarvis (1990)

The Bicentenary Medal Nomination Form

DD/MM/YYYY
Address of nominee
10 maximum
e.g. editorship, committee membership