Wollaston Medal

The Wollaston Medal

The Wollaston Medal is a scientific award for geology, the highest award granted by the Geological Society of London.

The medal is named after William Hyde Wollaston, and was first awarded in 1831. It was originally made of gold (1831–1845), then palladium, a metal discovered by Wollaston (1846–1860). Next in gold again (1861–1929) and then in palladium again (1930–present).

Laureates

Source:Geological Society

1831–1850

1851–1900

1901–1950

1951–2000

2001–

See also

References

  1. ^ "The Geological Society of London". The Times (36070). London. 20 February 1900. p. 5.

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