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Society awards

Nominations for 2022

We are delighted to welcome nominations for our Society awards 2022. We particularly welcome nominations for the excellent contributions made by early career geologists and also invite nominations which celebrate diversity within our geological community.

If you wish to nominate, please download, complete and return the following nomination forms:

Awards nomination form

President's Award nomination form

The closing date for nominations has been extended to 11.59pm on 12 October 2021

2021 winners

The Society is delighted to announce the names of the winners of its medals and funds and offers all its heartiest congratulations.

Award citations and replies

Our awards

The following is a list of Society awards. Full descriptions and a list of past winners since 1831 can be found by clicking on the name of each award.

Career achievement awards

Service and/or outreach awards

Mid-career awards

Early career awards

  • Wollaston Fund: noteworthy published research in either or both 'pure' and 'applied' aspects of the science
  • Lyell Fund: noteworthy published research in soft rock studies
  • Murchison Fund: noteworthy published research in hard rock studies
  • William Smith Fund: excellence in contributions to applied and economic aspects of geoscience
  • President’s Awards: significant early career promise and future leader potential

Awards, medals and funds brochure

Awards Brochure

See our awards brochure for more information on the Society's awards, funds and medals.

Contact the Awards Secretary

Christina Marron

The Geological Society
Burlington House
London W1J 0BG