Some of the brightest minds in conservation science were recognised on 12 June 2018 as ZSL hosted its prestigious annual awards ceremony.
ZSL’s scientific awards, established in 1837, recognise outstanding contributions to zoological research and conservation, rewarding individuals whose pioneering work helps us better understand and conserve animals and their habitats worldwide.
ZSL Frink Award, awarded to a professional zoologist for substantial and original contributions to the advancement of the science, was presented to Pat Monaghan, University of Glasgow
ZSL Scientific Medal, for contributions made within 15 years of completing a PhD, was presented to Anjali Goswami, Natural History Museum London
ZSL Scientific Medal, awarded for contributions made within 15 years of completing a PhD, was presented to Andrea Manica, University of Cambridge
ZSL Scientific Medal, awarded for contributions made within 15 years of completing a PhD, was presented to Richard Pearson, University College London
ZSL Stamford Raffles Award, for distinguished contributions to zoology by amateur zoologists or professional zoologists in recognition of work which is outside the scope of their professional activities, was presented to Paul Brock
ZSL Silver Medal, for contributions to the understanding and appreciation of zoology, including such activities as higher and public education in natural history and wildlife conservation, was presented to Steve Jones, University College London
ZSL Marsh Award for Conservation Biology, for contributions of fundamental science and its application to the conservation of animal species and habitats, was presented to Susan Cheyne, Borneo Nature Foundation and Oxford Brookes University
ZSL Marsh Award for Marine and Freshwater Conservation, for contributions of fundamental science and its application to conservation in marine and/or freshwater ecosystems, was presented to Sascha Hooker, University of St Andrews
ZSL/Clarivate Analytics Award for Communicating Zoology was presented to Mark Browlow (pictured) and James Honeybourne, Executive Producers of Blue Planet II
ZSL Charles Darwin Award and Marsh Prize, for best undergraduate project, was presented to Joe Wynne, University of Oxford
ZSL Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh Prize, for best PhD thesis, was awarded to Shana Caro, University of Oxford
ZSL Prince Philip Award and Marsh Prize, for best project by and A Level (or Higher) student, was awarded to Jemima Frame, Streatham and Clapham High School
ZSL Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Zoo Community, was presented to Bryan Carroll, Bristol Zoological Gardens
ZSL Award for Conservation Innovation, was presented to Mark Stanley Price, University of Oxford