The Trail-Crisp Award

In recognition of an outstanding contribution to microscopy, with preference given to early and mid-career researchers.

Established in 1966, from the amalgamation of The Trail Award and The Crisp Award (both founded in 1910), the Trail-Crisp Award is presented at intervals with preference to early and mid-career researchers. A bronze medal and purse is presented to the recipient of the award.

Eligibility Criteria:

THE TRAIL-CRISP NOMINATIONS FORM

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  • Open to any scientist of any nationality, in any field, using microscopy
  • For their outstanding contribution to microscopy
  • Nominee cannot, at the time of nomination, be a member of Council
  • Nominee can be any age, but preference is given to early and mid-career researchers
  • Nominee does not need to be a Fellow of the Society

Nominations should be submitted by completing the downloadable form and sending to nominations@linnean.org by 30 November.

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Recipients of the Trail-Crisp Award
  • Andrew Chick (2018)
  • Johannes Girstmair (2017)
  • Imogen Sparks (2016)
  • Not awarded (2015)
  • Silvia Pressel (2014)
  • S. Blackmore (1987)
  • K. Fredga (1984)
  • J.M. Pettitt (1982)
  • T. Orvig (1978)
  • B.E.S. Gunning (1974)
  • G.F. Leedale (1972)
  • J. Heslop-Harrison (1967
Recipients of the Trail Award and Medal
  • L.E.R. Picken (1960)
  • Irene Manton (1954)
  • C.D. Darlington and Honor B. Fell (1948)
  • C.F.A. Pantin (1937)
  • Kathleen B. Blackburn (1930)
  • R. Chambers (1925)
  • Dame Helen Gwynne-Vaughan (1920)
  • L. Doncaster (1915)
  • E.A. Michin (1910)
Recipients of the Crisp Award and Medal
  • Mary Agard Pocock (1957)
  • J. Scourfield (1940)
  • H.C. Cannon (1927)
  • R.J. Tillyard (1917)
  • C.F.U. Meek (1912)
Dr Andrew Chick FLS, Medal winner 2018
Dr Andrew Chick FLS, Medal winner 2018
Dr Johannes Girstmair, Medal Winner 2017
Dr Johannes Girstmair, Medal Winner 2017