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Awards Committee

The Awards Committee reports to Council.

Terms of Reference

  • To consider nominations received from the Fellowship for the Society's awards, medals and funds, and to encourage additional nominations as necessary;
  • To consider nominations for Honorary Fellowship; and
  • To make recommendations to Council regarding these nominations. 


The Awards Committee will be chaired by the President and comprise up to 11 other Fellows, no more than five of whom shall be members of Council.

The membership of the Committee is determined by Council annually, and will be drawn so as to achieve a balance of expertise across the whole of the geosciences, including the applied science.  

Method of Working

The Committee will meet as and when necessary at least twice a year.

Committee Members


  • Prof David Manning (President)

Other Members

  • Dr Tiago Alves
  • Dr Quentin Crowley
  • Dr Marie Edmonds
  • Dr David Graham
  • Dr Madeleine Humphreys
  • Prof James Scourse
  • Professor Éva Valsami-Jones
  • Dr Alex Whittaker


  • Mr Edmund Nickless (Executive Secretary)
  • Miss Stephanie Jones (PA to Executive Secretary)