The Medal is awarded biennially to a researcher who has shown outstanding achievements in research.
- Nominees must be a post-doctoral researcher up to or in their first independent position.
- A reasonable amount of the candidate's reserach will have been conducted in the UK.
- Consideration will be given to those who have taken time out of their career due to family commitments, illness, or for other reasons.
The Foulkes Foundation Medal is awarded by a group of Academy Fellows and representatives of the Foulkes Foundation.
Foulkes Foundation representatives:
Mrs Maureen Foulkes-Hadju
Professor John Chester
Professor Colin Self
Academy of Medical Sciences representatives:
Professor Philippa Saunders FMedSci
Professor Robin Ali FMedSci
Professor Maria Fitzgerald FMedSci
The Foulkes Foundation was established in 1972 by Dr Ernest Foulkes CBE HonMD HonFRCP following his retirement from the company he established, Measuring and Scientific Equipment Ltd, one of the world's most respected scientific instrument manufacturers. The Foundation aims to promote medical research, the training of scientists and the study of medicine.