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Awards in materials science and technology

The Institute makes a number of awards of particular relevance to the work of the Materials, Science and Technology Division.

The Rosenhain Medal and Prize are awarded in recognition of distinguished achievement in any branch of materials science, preference being given to candidates under the age of 40.

Other awards include:

The Hume-Rothery Prize for distinguished achievements in relation to phase transformations


The Kroll Medal and Prize for materials chemistry as applied to the industrial production of inorganic materials


The Cook / Ablett Award for work of particular merit in the field of metals published in one of the Institute’s Journals