LMS Prizes

The Society awards several prizes for achievements in and contributions to mathematics:

De Morgan Medal
Pólya Prize
Fröhlich Prize
Shephard Prize
Senior Berwick Prize
Senior Whitehead Prize
Senior Anne Bennett Prize
Naylor Prize and Lectureship in Applied Mathematics
Berwick Prize
Whitehead Prize
Anne Bennett Prize
Hirst Prize and Lectureship for the History of Mathematics

Prize winners

See the 2017 prize winners here.

A list of historical prize winners can be found here.

Nominations

Nominations for the 2018 prizes are now open. See here for details.

Prize regulations and award frequency

See a summary of each prize, and prize regulations, here.

The prizes are awarded on various cycles. Prizes awarded for the next five years will be as follows:

Name

Prize/lecture

Frequency

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

De Morgan

Medal

Triennial

 

 

 

 

Polya

Prize

Every 2 years out of 3, when De Morgan Medal is not awarded

 

Fröhlich

Prize

Biennial (even years)

 

 

 

Shephard

Prize

Biennial (odd years)

 

 

Senior Whitehead

Prize

Biennial (odd years)

 

 

Naylor

Prize and Lecture

Biennial (even years; odd from 2007)

 

 

Senior Anne Bennett

Prize and Lecture

Triennial

 

 

 

Whitehead

Prizes

Annual

Hirst

Prize and Lecture

Biennial (even years)

 

 

 

Anne Bennett

Prize

Every 2 years out of 3, when Senior Anne Bennett Prize is not awarded

 

 

Senior Berwick

Prize

Biennial (even years)

 

 

 

Berwick

Prize

Biennial (odd years)