Max Hey Medal

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


To recognize existing and ongoing research of excellence carried out by young workers, within the fields of either Mineralogy, Crystallography, Petrology or Geochemistry. Evidence of excellence should be in the form of work published in highly-regarded, international scientific journals. In a change to the rules used in previous years, the nominated candidates do not necessarily need to be Members of the Mineralogical Society. On the closing date for nominations, candidates must be within 15 years of the award of their first degree, except where there has been a career break, detailed in the nomination, in which case the committee chair may agree to accept nominations from candidates for whom the first degree was awarded more than 15 years previously
Awarded date31 Dec 2016
Degree of recognitionNational
Granting OrganisationsThe Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland