If you're looking for recognition for engaging public groups with your research, then you may be interested in some of the following awards run by external organisations. The categories, eligibility criteria and timelines will vary, for which more specific information for applicants can be found on the relevant organisations' websites.
Nominate a Researcher for the Maddox Prize
The John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science recognises the work of individuals who promote science and evidence. Deadline 11 May.
The Biochemical Society Science Communication Prize
This prize is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students to celebrate outstanding science communication. Deadline 28 May.
The British Association of Psychopharmacology Public Communication Prizes
Awarded annually to reward excellence in both clinical and non-clinical science communication to the public in the area of psychopharmacology. There are two prizes of £200, one for Training Members and one for Early Career/Full Members .
Find out more about the Public Communication Prizes
Applications for the Public Communication Prizes close on 31 May
Royal Society of Biology - Outreach and Engagement Award
The Outreach and Engagement Award run by the Royal Society of Biology aims to reward outreach work carried out by new scientists and established researchers who inform, enthuse and engage the public with biological science. The Awards consist of two categories, New Researcher (with a prize of £750) and Established Researcher (with a prize of £1,500).
Find out more about the Outreach and Engagement Award
Applications for the Outreach and Engagement Award close on 26 June
Royal Astronomical Society - Annie Maunder Medal
The Annie Maunder Medal is awarded for an outstanding contribution to outreach and public engagement for astronomy or geophysics.
Find out more about the Annie Maunder Medal
Deadline - Nominations should be submitted by the last Friday in September 2020 for awarding in 2021.