Silver Medal

The prestigious Silver Medal has been awarded annually since 1991 for scientific excellence in the field of nutrition. The winner receives the award and presents a paper describing his/her work, in the form of a Silver Medal Lecture, at the Nutrition Society Summer Meeting.

2014 Silver Medal Application

Application for the 2014 Silver Medal has now closed. Please visit the Summer Meeting section of the website for details on the Medal Lecture.

The previous winners of the medal are listed below:

YEAR

WINNER’S NAME

AFFILIATION

TITLE OF WINNING TALK

2007

Dr Amelia Marti

University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Interaction between genes and lifestyle factors on obesity

2008

Dr Anne Minihane

University of Reading, UK

Nutrigenetics: A useful public health tool or simply an expensive (insightful) research exercise

2009

Dr Jeremy Spencer

University of Reading, UK

Beyond antioxidants: the cellular and molecular interactions of flavonoids and how these underpin their actions on the brain

2010

Dr Sangita Sharma

University of North Carolina, USA

Development and use of FFQ among adults in diverse settings across the globe 

2011

Dr David Gardner

University of Nottingham, UK

Development and the Art of Nutritional Maintenance

2012

Dr Jayne Woodside

Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Fruit and vegetables: measuring intake and encouraging increased consumption

2013

Professor Ulf Ekelund

Norwegian School of Sport Science, Norway  

Physical activity, sedentary time and obesity prevention – a life course perspective