Awards – recognising professional excellence
Each year the InstMC makes a series of prestigious awards that recognise excellence and achievement in measurement and control. Ten awards are presented annually and the Sir George Thomson Gold Medal quinquennially.
- Sir George Thomson Gold Medal – the Medal acknowledges contributions to measurement science resulting in fundamental improvements in the understanding of the nature of the physical world.
- Oxburgh Medal – awarded to any person whose contribution to measurement, instrumentation and control in the field of environmental science and engineering is of outstanding merit.
- Sir Harold Hartley Medal - for outstanding contribution to the technology of measurement and control.
- The Callendar Medal - for outstanding contribution to the art of instruments or measurement.
- Honeywell International Medal - for distinguished work in control by Chartered Measurement and Control Technologists.
- Finkelstein Medal - for notable contributions to measurement internationally.
- The Tallantire Award awarded for exceptional commitment and service to the Institute and to achieving its aims and objectives.
- Honorary Fellowship – recognising distinguished, and normally long, service to the Institute and or measurement and control.
- L B Lambert Award - for meritorious service to the Institute particularly, but not exclusively, through involvement with Local Sections.
- Honeywell Prize - for the best paper in Measurement & Control in a given period in the Journal.
- ICI Prize - for best paper in the Transactions, preferably concerning work on the industrial application of control.
- Cornish Award - sponsored by WCSIM - to be awarded to an individual, group or company that has excelled in some dimension of scientific instrument making. For example, the Award can be made to those from industry, academia, and national or independent laboratories. To find out more information please follow the link: www.wcsim.co.uk