The John C Marsden Medal

Awarded for the best doctoral thesis in biology.

Dr John C Marsden was the Executive Secretary of the Society from 1989 to 2004 and was elected as a Fellow honoris causa in 2005 in recognition of his services to the Society. The medal is awarded annually in Dr John C Marsden's memory for the best doctoral thesis in biology examined during a single academic year (October to September). It is open to any candidate whose research has been carried out whilst registered at any UK institution. Theses on the full range of biology are eligible. Nominations are received from the Head of Department or the supervisor of the candidate.

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

The medal was awarded for the first time in 2012.

  • Thais Nogales da Costa Vasconcelos (2018)
  • Kwaku Aduse-Poku (2017)
  • Thomas Halliday (2016)
  • not awarded (2015)
  • Orly Razgour (2014)
  • Haris Saslis Lagoudakis (2013)
  • Joshua Coulcher (2012) 

The John C Marsden Medal Nomination Form

Address of nominee
10 maximum
e.g. editorship, committee membership