Special interest group prizes

IOP's special interest groups offer a variety of prizes. Visit each prize page to find out more including how to apply.

If you have any additional questions, please email groups@iop.org.


Special interest group Type of prize Prize name (if named)  

Astroparticle Physics

Early Career Prize

IOP APP Early Career Prize

 

Astroparticle Physics

Thesis Prize

IOP APP Thesis Prize

 

Biological Physics

Lecture series

Tom Duke Lecture Prize

 

British Carbon Group

Student/Early Career Prize

Brian Kelly Award

 

British Carbon Group

Outstanding Contribution

SCI "Carbon in Industry" Award 

 

British Carbon Group

Lecture series

The Ubbelohde Memorial Lectures

 

BRSG: The Magnetic Resonance Group

Prize for very early career talk (PhD/PDRA)

Founder's Prize

 

BRSG: The Magnetic Resonance Group

Prize for early career researchers

BRSG-NMR DG prize

 

Combustion Physics

Presentation Prize

Felix Weinberg prize

 

Combustion Physics

Poster Prize

 

 

Combustion Physics

Best PhD

Lefebvre prize

 

Combustion Physics

Best paper

Ricardo award

 

Combustion Physics

Services to combustion

Huw Edwards prize

 

Computational Physics

Thesis Prize

Computational Physics Group Thesis Prize

 

Dielectrics and Electrostatics

Early Career Prize

Mansel Davies Prize

 

Dielectrics and Electrostatics

Early Career Prize

John Chubb Prize

 

Electron Microscopy and Analysis

Oral Presentation

Best Student Oral Presentation

 

Electron Microscopy and Analysis

Poster Presentation

Best Student Poster Presentation

 

Electron Microscopy and Analysis

Flash Presentation

Best Student Flash Presentation

 

Environmental Physics

Essay Competition

Annual essay competition

 

Food Physics 

Poster Prize

Best Student Poster

 

Food Physics 

Presentation Prize

Best Student Presentation

 

Gravitational Physics Group

Thesis Prize

Gravitational Physics Group Thesis Prize 

 

High Energy Particle Physics

Early Career Contribution Prize

The HEPP Group Prize

 

High Energy Particle Physics

Early Career Contribution Prize

The HEPP Group Science in Society Prize

 

High Energy Particle Physics

Poster Prize

The HEPP Group Poster Prize

 

Ion and Plasma Surface Interactions

Poster Prize

IPSI Group Poster Prize

 

Ion and Plasma Surface Interactions

Thesis Prize

Outstanding PhD Thesis Award

 

Liquids and Complex Fluids

Early Career Prize

 

 

Low Temperature Group

PhD student

 

 

Low Temperature Group

Poster Prize

 

 

Low Temperature Group

Outstanding Contribution

Simon Memorial Prize

 

Magnetism

Student Poster Prize

Magnetism Conference: Best student presentation prize 

 

Materials and Characterisation

Early Career Prize

Early Career Prize for the Best Presentation at the Recent Appointees in Materials Science Meeting 

 

Materials and Characterisation

Poster Prize

Group Poster Prize

 

Medical Physics

PhD student

Medical Physics Group PhD Prize

 

Nanoscale Physics and Technology

Thesis Prize

Franks Doctoral Thesis Prize

 

Neutron Scattering

Early Career Researcher

BTM Willis Prize

 

Neutron Scattering

Student Poster Prize

Penfold-Thomas Prize

 

Nuclear Industry

Early Career Prize

 

 

Nuclear Industry

Career Contribution Prize

 

 

Particle Accelerators and Beams

Outstanding contribution prize

 

 

Particle Accelerators and Beams

Poster Prize

Student and Early Career Scientist Poster Prize

 

Physical Acoustics

Annual prize for best paper in Physical Acoustics

Bob Chivers Prize in Physical Acoustics

 

Physics Communicators

Early Career Prize

Early Career Physics Communicator Award

 

Plasma Physics

Thesis Prize

Culham Thesis Prize

 

Plasma Physics

Communication Prize

Rutherford Plasma Physics Communication Prize

 

Plasma Physics

Poster Prize

IOP Plasma Physics Student Poster Prize

 

Plasma Physics

Early Career Researcher Prize

Malcolm Haines Prize

 

Polymer Physics

Outstanding contribution to Polymer Physics in the UK or Ireland

Polymer Physics Founders Prize

 

Polymer Physics

Outstanding publication by a PhD student on a subject within our Group's remit

Ian Macmillan Ward Prize or the Best Student Publication

 

Polymer Physics

A lecture exchange with the Division of Polymer Physics of the American Physical Society (APS)

PPG/DPOLY Polymer Lecture Exchange

 

Printing and Graphics Science Group

Presentation Prize

Student presentation prize

 

Quantum Electronics and Photonics

Thesis Prize

Doctoral Research Prize

 

Quantum Electronics and Photonics

Outstanding contribution

Optics and Photonics Prize (joint with Optical Group)

 

Quantum Optics, Informaton and Control (QQQ)

Poster Prize

PHOTON QQQ poster prize

 

Semiconductor Physics

Presentation Prize

PhD Student Research Communication Prize

 

Semiconductor Physics

Thesis Prize

PhD Thesis Competition

 

Structural Condensed Matter Physics

Thesis Prize

Malvern PANalytical Thesis Prize

 

Structural Condensed Matter Physics

Early Career Publication Prize

Physical Crystallography Prize

 

Structural Condensed Matter Physics

Poster Prize

Physical Crystallography Poster Prize

 

Superconductivity

Thesis Prize

Superconductivity Group Thesis Prize

 

Superconductivity

Outstanding Contribution Prize

Brian Pippard Prize

 

Theory of Condensed Matter

Poster Prize

TCM 'Theory Day' Poster Prize

 

Theory of Condensed Matter

Thesis Prize

Annual “Sam Edwards” PhD Thesis Prize

 

Thin Films and Surfaces

Poster Prize

ISSC Poster Prize

 

Thin Films and Surfaces

Thesis Prize

Woodruff Thesis Prize

 

Tribology

PhD student

Poster Award

 

Tribology

Early Stage Researcher

Innovation in Tribology Award

 

Vacuum

Poster Prize

Vacuum Group Poster Prize

 

Women in Physics

Award for achievement in research and outreach

Bell-Burnell Award