David Crighton Medal award

The David Crighton Medal award was instituted in 2002 by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and the London Mathematical Society in memory of Professor David George Crighton FRS. The award is made by the Councils of the Institute and the Society, with the first award in 2003. Since 2015. the award has been made biennially. The silver gilt medal is awarded to a mathematician who is normally resident in the mathematical community represented by the two organisations for services both to mathematics and to the mathematical community.

2019 David Crighton Medal:

Nominations for the 2019 David Crighton Medal are now open. See details here.

General regulations:

  • The David Crighton Medal award was instituted by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and the London Mathematical Society in memory of Professor David George Crighton FRS.
  • The award of the David Crighton Medal shall be considered biennially by the Councils of the Institute and the Society, with the award being in odd-numbered years.
  • No person shall be eligible to receive the Medal more than once. The medal may not be awarded to previous recipients of the Gold Medal of the Institute or the De Morgan Medal of the Society.
  • The Medal, which shall be silver gilt, shall be awarded to a mathematician who is normally resident in the mathematical community represented by the two organisations on the 1st January of the year of the award.
  • The Medal shall be awarded to an eminent mathematician for services both to mathematics and to the mathematical community.
  • Any amendment to these Regulations for the award of the Medal shall be made at the October meetings of both Councils in any year, at which the proposed amendment must receive the support of an absolute majority of those present at each meeting, whether voting or not, in order to take effect.

The award:

The medal-winner shall normally be awarded his or her Medal at a joint meeting of the Institute and the Society held in year (X+1), and be invited to give a lecture.

Past Crighton Medal winners: