ZSL Awards

ZSL's programme of science and conservation awards recognises outstanding contributions in the following categories. To nominate a candidate for an award, please contact Linda DaVolls linda.davolls@zsl.org

 

ZSL Science Awards

 

ZSL Prince Philip Award and Marsh Prize

Awarded to pupils under 19 years of age at school or sixth form college in the UK, for an account of practical work involving some aspect of animal biology.

More information: PDF icon The Prince Philip Award and Marsh Prize Guidelines 2016.pdf (344.16 KB) (344.16 KB)

ZSL Charles Darwin Award and Marsh Prize

Awarded for an outstanding zoological research project by an undergraduate attending a university in the UK.

More information: PDF icon Charles Darwin Award and Marsh Prize Guidelines 2016 (30.41 KB)

ZSL Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh Prize

Awarded to a postgraduate research biologist attending university in the UK for original work submitted as a doctoral thesis.

More information: PDF icon Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh Prize Guidelines 2016 (32.78 KB)

Download: PDF icon Thomas Henry Huxley Award and Marsh Prize Winners_2016.pdf (91.96 KB) (91.96 KB)

ZSL Scientific Medal

Awarded to zoologists with no more than 15 years postdoctoral experience, in recognition of scientific merit.

PDF icon ZSL Scientific Medal Winners_2016.pdf (103.9 KB) (103.9 KB)

ZSL Silver Medal

Awarded for contributions to the understanding and appreciation of zoology, including public education in natural history, and wildlife conservation.

Download: PDF icon ZSL Silver Medal Winners_2016.pdf (86.46 KB) (86.46 KB)

ZSL Stamford Raffles Award

For distinguished contributions to zoology by amateur zoologists or professional zoologists in recognition of contributions which are outside the scope of their professional activities.

Download: PDF icon Stamford Raffles Award Winners 2016.pdf (82.64 KB) (82.64 KB)

ZSL Frink Medal

For significant and original contributions by a professional zoologist to the development of zoology.

Download: PDF icon Frink Award Winners 2016.pdf (115.07 KB) (115.07 KB)

ZSL Marsh Award for Conservation Biology

For contributions of fundamental science and its application to the conservation of animal species and habitats.

Download:  PDF icon Marsh Conservation Biology Winners 2016.pdf (78.6 KB) (78.6 KB)

ZSL Marsh Award for Marine and Freshwater Conservation

For contributions of fundamental science and its application to the conservation in marine and/or freshwater ecosystems.

Download: PDF icon Marsh Award for Marine and Freshwater Conservation_previous winners.pdf (49.88 KB) (49.88 KB)

Thomson Reuters/Zoological Record Award for Communicating Zoology

Awarded for a communication of a zoological nature that has an outstanding impact on a general audience. The impact may be measured in terms of outstanding quality, novelty, innovation or accessibility for a wide audience.

Download: PDF icon Thomson Reuters winners_2016.pdf (89.72 KB) (89.72 KB)

The ZSL Medal

The ZSL Medal is awarded to serving or recently retired staff for outstanding achievement in the service of ZSL, and/or an outstanding contributions over an extended period of time.

Download: PDF icon The ZSL Medal_2016.pdf (46.77 KB) (46.77 KB)

Honorary Fellowship of the Zoological Society of London

Awarded to individuals associated with the Society who have, through their scientific or professional activities, promoted the objectives of the Society.

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The ZSL Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Zoo Community

Awarded to individuals who have made an outstanding, long-term contribution to the international zoo and aquarium community.

Download: PDF icon ZSL Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Zoo Community_2016.pdf (47.25 KB) (47.25 KB)

 

ZSL Conservation Awards

 

ZSL recognises outstanding achievements in conservation through an annual presentation of awards.  Candidates are proposed by ZSL’s Honorary Conservation Fellows and winners are selected by ZSL’s Conservation Committee, following external review.  In November, we were proud to present two awards. 

Tony Martin

The ZSL Conservationist of the Year Award was presented to Tony Martin, South Georgia Heritage Trust, for overseeing the world’s most ambitious invasive-rodent eradication project.  This has resulted in the restoration of globally important sanctuary for seabirds on the island, as well as the recovery of the endemic South Georgia pipit. PDF icon Tony Martin citation.pdf (67.31 KB) (67.31 KB)

John Robinson

The ZSL Award for Outstanding Contributions to Conservation was presented to John Robinson Executive Vice President for Conservation and Science, and Joan O. L. Tweedy Chair in Conservation Strategy at the Wildlife Conservation Society, for his exceptional contributions to conservation science, research and practice.  PDF icon John Robinson citation.pdf (67.95 KB) (67.95 KB)

 

Further information

Please contact the Secretary of the Awards Committee on 020 7449 6272 or email Linda.davolls@zsl.org

Dr May Lee and Ingrid Easton
Dr May Lee and Ingrid Easton, Queen's Gate School, winner of the Prince Philip Award and Marsh Prize