Awards in iron & steel

IOM3 medals and prizes associated with the iron and steel industry include the following:

Adrian Normanton Medal

For the best technical paper on the topic of steelmaking, or casting published in Ironmaking and Steelmaking.

Awarding body: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Bessemer Gold Medal

For outstanding services to the steel industry.

To the inventor or designer of any significant innovation in the processes employed in the manufacture of steel, or for innovation in the use of steel in the manufacturing industry or the economy generally. For published work embodying the results of original research on the production of steel or the application to steel, results which have significant potential for economic benefit. For contribution to the development of the steel industry and its importance to the economy nationally and internationally.It is expected that the recipient will prepare and deliver the Bessemer Lecture.

Awarding body: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Colclough (Tom Colclough) Medal and Prize

In recognition of learned contribution to understanding microstructure, mechanical properties, fabricability or in-service performance, production or engineering connected with the iron and steel industry.
Prize value £300.

Awarding body: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Dowding Medal and Prize

In recognition of a major contribution to the invention, development or design of metallurgical plant, particularly rolling and finishing, leading to improved economy, yield or quality in metal production.
Prize value £300.

Awarding body: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Frank Fitzgerald Medal and Travel Award

To be awarded to a Member (under 35 years old) of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining who is active in the field of iron and steel and who has demonstrated excellence in, and commitment to, continuing professional development in the form of depth and/or breadth of technical knowledge or in a personal contribution to promoting the profession.
The prize will be a medal and a travel scholarship.

Awarding body: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Hadfield (Sir Robert Hadfield) Medal and Prize

In recognition of distinguished achievement in relation to metallurgical practice, process development, product development, metallurgical understanding or design engineering connected with iron and steel or associated industries.
Prize value £300.

Awarding body: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Stokowiec Medal and Prize

In recognition of distinguished work related to the technical, manufacturing, processing or engineering application of alloy steels.
Given alternate (even) years with Grunfeld. Prize value £300.

Awarding body: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Thomas (Sidney Gilchrist Thomas) Medal and Prize

In recognition of scientific or technological contribution to the production or secondary processing of any ferrous alloy.
Prize value £200.

Awarding body: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Williams Award

For a paper of particular merit concerned with the manufacture and use of iron and steel.

Awarding body: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining