The Nutrition Society Silver Medal has been assigned annually since 1991 for scientific excellence in the field of nutrition.

  • Applicants must be Nutrition Society members and within 15 years of higher degree graduation at application.
  • Provided that this criterion is met, there is no limit to the number of times an application can be made, however previous winners are ineligible. Each subsequent application must be a new submission made in full.
  • Candidates may request that any career breaks, such as maternity leave or long-term illness be taken into account when determining whether the candidate is still within the eligibility period.

Applications will be judged by a panel of distinguished nutritionists from a variety of institutions and areas of expertise. Judging will focus on the following criteria:

  • External recognition in
    • Scholarships and awards
    • Leadership of innovative research
    • Contributions to conferences and professional Societies
  • Evidence of extensive academic publications
  • Evidence of a record of sustained research funding



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If you have any queries or would like to find out more, please contact the Society's Events Officer via email.