Silver Medal

In recognition of outstanding contribution to a field of interest within the materials, minerals and mining sector.

Silver Medal

The Silver Medal, an IOM3 Premier Award, is presented to a member of IOM3 in their early career*, in recognition of outstanding contribution to a field of interest within the materials, minerals and mining sector.

Successful nominees in addition to their contribution, are expected to have promoted their subject on a national/international basis as well as supporting those in the early stage of their careers.

The winner will receive a medal.

The Institute defines early career as meaning someone who is as of 1 September 2020 (and allows for career breaks, e.g. parental leave):
1. within 10 years of the start of their first employment (or self-employment) in a materials, minerals or mining related role, or
2. within 6 years of completing their PhD (in a relevant subject), whichever is sooner
Note - the 10 years from the start of their first employment would not normally include any apprenticeships (or equivalent training scheme)

Award judging

The Silver Medal is judged by the Student & Early Career Committee.

Past winners

2020 D Collins, 2019 K Thornton, 2018 A Ploszajski, 2017 C Petit, 2016 E Hosking, 2015 M Cole, 2014 B Britton, 2013 S Haigh, 2012 M Moram, 2011 F Giuliani, 2010 C Gourlay, 2009 S Williams, 2008 S Heutz, 2007 M Hall, 2006 S McArthur, 2005 G R McDowell, 2004 J Jones, 2002 L Minervini, 1997 A I Yushanov, D Schworm & A Tukachinsky.

 

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