The Medal is awarded biennially to a researcher who has shown outstanding achievements in research during the first ten years of their career following the completion of their PhD. Consideration is given to those who have taken time out early in 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:
Sir Robert Lechler 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.