The Phillips Award is for distinguished service to the Institute of Physics.
This award is for members who have played a significant role in the Institute of Physics. We reward innovative ideas or activities that have made a major contribution to our objectives. Nominees may have made original contributions to:
- our groups
- our branches
- our governance
- the promotion of the Institute of Physics
Examples of distinguished service include:
- starting a new activity which becomes a sustainable contribution to the IOP’s strategy and charitable purpose
- establishing a new local centre which grows and develops to a thriving forum for membership and community engagement
- running a series of major conferences that become an established part of the physics research community
- embedding public engagement activities that make a tangible difference to the way children and the public connect with physics in a meaningful and lasting way
Making a nomination
We recognise that our members contribute to the IOP in many different ways and we do not have a set of criteria for making a nomination.
Nominations for the 2020 awards are now closed.
About Major CES Phillips
Major CES Phillips was one of the founders of the Institute of Physics and was Honorary Treasurer from 1929 to 1945. He was a pioneer in medical physics and also served as President of the British Institute of Radiology from 1930 to 1931, and as Honorary Secretary of the Royal Institution.
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