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The Lyell Medal is a prestigious annual scientific medal given by the Geological Society of London, equal in status to the Murchison Medal. [1]

124 relations: A. Morley Davies, Albert Ernest Kitson, Alec Skempton, Alfred G. Fischer, Alfred Gabriel Nathorst, Anthony Hallam, Antonin Fritsch, Arthur Smith Woodward, Barrie Rickards, Bernard Elgey Leake, Charles Findlay Davidson, Charles Henry Davison, Charles Lyell, Charles Stewart Middlemiss, Charles William Andrews, D. M. S. Watson, Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia, David Williams (geologist born 1898), Derek Briggs, Dianne Edwards, Dictionary of National Biography, Doris Reynolds, Dorothy Helen Rayner, Dorothy Hill, Edmond Hébert, Edmund Johnston Garwood, Edward Greenly, Edwin Tulley Newton, Eleanor Mary Reid, Emmanuel de Margerie, Eric Wolff, Ernest Clayton Andrews, Finlay Lorimer Kitchin, Francis Arthur Bather, Francis John Turner, Frank Dawson Adams, Frederick Chapman (palaeontologist), Frederick Stewart (geologist), Frederick William Rudler, Geoffrey Boulton, Geological Society of London, George Busk, George Jennings Hinde, George P. L. Walker, Gustave Frédéric Dollfus, Hans Henrik Reusch, Harry B. Whittington, Harry Elderfield, Harry Seeley, Helen Marguerite Muir-Wood, ..., Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Henry Woods (geologist), Herbert Leader Hawkins, Jake Hancock, James Ernest Richey, James Hector, Janet Watson, John Baird Simpson, John Edward Marr, John Evans (archaeologist), John Frederick Blake, John Frederick Dewey, John Frederick Norman Green, John Imbrie, John Milne, John Morris (geologist), John Pringle (geologist), John R. L. Allen, John R. Underhill, John Vernon Harrison, John William Dawson, Joseph Frederick Whiteaves, Joseph Leidy, Julian A. Dowdeswell, Keith O'Nions, Lawrence Wager, Leonard Frank Spath, Leonard Johnston Wills, Leslie Reginald Cox, Linsdall Richardson, List of awards named after people, List of science and technology awards, Maria Gordon, Martin Brasier, Martin Glaessner, Michael Benton, Murchison Medal, Neville George, Nicholas Shackleton, Nick McCave, Oliver Bulman, Owen Thomas Jones, Paul Tapponnier, Percival Allen, Percy Fry Kendall, Ramsay Traquair, Richard Dixon Oldham, Richard Fortey, Richard Gilbert West, Richard Lydekker, Samuel Allport, Samuel James Shand, Sidney Hugh Reynolds, Simon Conway Morris, Stanley Smith (geologist), Sydney Savory Buckman, Thomas McKenny Hughes, Thomas Rupert Jones, W. Brian Harland, Walter Howchin, Wilfred Norman Edwards, Wilhelm Heinrich Waagen, William Benjamin Carpenter, William Boyd Dawkins, William Dickson Lang, William Fraser Hume, William Gilbert Chaloner, William Joscelyn Arkell, William Noel Benson, William Pengelly, William Quarrier Kennedy, William Ruddiman, William Sawney Bisat, William Wickham King. Expand index (74 more) »

A. Morley Davies

Arthur Morley Davies (1869-1959) was a British palaeontologist and author or co-author of a number of books on the subject.

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Albert Ernest Kitson

Sir Albert Ernest Kitson KBE, CMG (21 March 1868 – 8 March 1937) was a British-Australian geologist, naturalist, and winner of the Lyell Medal in 1927.

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Alec Skempton

Sir Alec Westley Skempton FRS FREng (4 June 1914 – 9 August 2001) was an English civil engineer internationally recognised, along with Karl Terzaghi, as one of the founding fathers of the engineering discipline of soil mechanics.

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Alfred G. Fischer

Alfred George Fischer (December 12, 1920 – July 2, 2017) was a German-American geologist.

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Alfred Gabriel Nathorst

Dr Alfred Gabriel Nathorst HFRSE FLS FGS (November 7, 1850 in Väderbrunn outside Nyköping – January 20, 1921 in Stockholm) was a Swedish Arctic explorer, geologist and palaeobotanist.

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Anthony Hallam

Professor Anthony Hallam, aka Tony Hallam, (23 December 1933 – 23 October 2017) was a British geologist, palaeontologist and writer.

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Antonin Fritsch

Antonín Jan Frič (in German: Anton Johann Fritsch, June 30, 1832 – November 15, 1913) was a Czech paleontologist, biologist and geologist, living during the Austria–Hungary era.

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Arthur Smith Woodward

Sir Arthur Smith Woodward, FRS (23 May 1864 – 2 September 1944) was an English palaeontologist, known as a world expert in fossil fish.

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Barrie Rickards

Professor Richard Barrie Rickards, (1938–2009), was Emeritus Professor in Palaeontology and Biostratigraphy at the Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge University and Life Fellow of Emmanuel College.

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Bernard Elgey Leake

Bernard Elgey Leake (born 9 July 1932) is an English geologist.

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Charles Findlay Davidson

Prof Charles Findlay Davidson OBE FRSE FGS MIMM (1911-1967) was a Scottish geologist.

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Charles Henry Davison

Charles Henry Davison (July 25, 1840 – August 26, 1896Allison, D & Tuck, CE (1916)) was a merchant and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Charles Lyell

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet, (14 November 1797 – 22 February 1875) was a Scottish geologist who popularised the revolutionary work of James Hutton.

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Charles Stewart Middlemiss

Charles Stewart Middlemiss FRS (1859, Kingston upon Hull – 11 June 1945, Royal Tunbridge Wells) was a British geologist who worked in British India and the Princely States.

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Charles William Andrews

Charles William Andrews (30 October 1866 – 25 May 1924) F.R.S., was a British palaeontologist whose career as a vertebrate paleontologist, both as a curator and in the field, was spent in the services of the British Museum, Department of Geology.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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D. M. S. Watson

David Meredith Seares Watson FRS (18 June 1886 – 23 July 1973) was the Jodrell Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy at University College, London from 1921 to 1951.

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Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia

Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia FRS (25 October 1883 – 15 June 1969) was a pioneering geologist in India and among the first Indian scientists to work in the Geological Survey of India.

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David Williams (geologist born 1898)

David Williams (1898–1984) was a noted British geologist.

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Derek Briggs

Derek Ernest Gilmor Briggs (born 10 January 1950) is an Irish palaeontologist and taphonomist based at Yale University.

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Dianne Edwards

Dianne Edwards CBE ScD FRS FRSE FLS FLSW (born 1942) is a palaeobotanist, who studies the colonisation of land by plants, and early land plant interactions.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Doris Reynolds

Doris Livesey Reynolds (also known by her married name Doris Holmes) FRSE FGS (1 July 1899 – 10 October 1985) was a British geologist, best known for her work on metasomatism in rocks and her role in the "Granite Controversy".

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Dorothy Helen Rayner

Dorothy Helen Rayner (3 February 1912 – 31 December 2003) was a British geologist who became an authority on the stratigraphy of the British Isles while working at University of Leeds.

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Dorothy Hill

Dorothy Hill, AC, CBE, FAA, FRS (10 September 1907 – 23 April 1997) was an Australian geologist and palaeontologist, the first female professor at an Australian university, and the first female president of the Australian Academy of Science.

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Edmond Hébert

Edmond Hébert (June 12, 1812 – April 4, 1890), French geologist, was born at Villefargau, Yonne.

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Edmund Johnston Garwood

Edmund Johnston Garwood (18 May 1864 in Bridlington, – 12 June 1949 in London) was a British geologist and President of the Geological Society of London from 1930 to 1932.

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Edward Greenly

Edward Greenly (3 December 1861 – 4 March 1951) was an English geologist known for his a detailed geological survey of the island of Anglesey.

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Edwin Tulley Newton

Edwin Tulley Newton (some sources spell his middle name as Tully) (born May 1840 in London; died 28 January 1930) was a British paleontologist.

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Eleanor Mary Reid

Eleanor Mary Reid (born Eleanor Mary Wynne Edwards) (1860–1953) was a British palaeobotanist.

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Emmanuel de Margerie

Emmanuel Marie Pierre Martin Jacquin de Margerie ForMemRS (11 November 1862 – 20 December 1953) was a French geographer after whom the Margerie Glacier was named, which he visited in 1913.

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Eric Wolff

Eric William Wolff, FRS (born 5 June 1957) is a British climatologist, glaciologist, and academic.

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Ernest Clayton Andrews

Ernest Clayton Andrews (18 October 1870 – 1 July 1948) was an Australian geologist and botanist.

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Finlay Lorimer Kitchin

Finlay Lorimer Kitchin FGS, FRS (3 December 1870, Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK – 20 January 1934, London) was a British geologist and palaeontologist.

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Francis Arthur Bather

Francis Arthur Bather FRS (17 February 1863, in Richmond upon Thames – 20 March 1934) was a British palaeontologist, geologist and malacologist.

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Francis John Turner

Francis John Turner (10 April 1904 – 21 December 1985) was a New Zealand geologist.

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Frank Dawson Adams

Frank Dawson Adams (September 17, 1859 – December 26, 1942) was a Canadian geologist.

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Frederick Chapman (palaeontologist)

Frederick Chapman (13 February 1864 – 10 December 1943) was the inaugural Australian Commonwealth Palaeontologist.

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Frederick Stewart (geologist)

Sir Frederick Stewart (16 January 1916 – 9 December 2001) was a Scottish geologist, who worked in industry and academic research.

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Frederick William Rudler

Frederick William Rudler FGS (8 July 1840, London – 23 January 1915. Tatsfield, Surrey) was an English mineralogist, geologist, anthropologist, and natural scientist.

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Geoffrey Boulton

Geoffrey Stewart Boulton (born 28 November 1940) is a British geoscientist, and Regius Professor Emeritus of the University of Edinburgh.

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Geological Society of London

The Geological Society of London, known commonly as the Geological Society, is a learned society based in the United Kingdom.

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George Busk

George Busk RN FRS (12 August 1807 – 10 August 1886) was a British naval surgeon, zoologist and palaeontologist.

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George Jennings Hinde

George Jennings Hinde (24 March 1839 – 18 March 1918) was a British geologist and paleontologist.

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George P. L. Walker

George Patrick Leonard Walker FRS (2 March 1926 – 17 January 2005) was a British geologist who specialized in mineralogy and volcanology.

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Gustave Frédéric Dollfus

Gustave Frédéric Dollfus (26 November 1850, Paris – 6 November 1931, Paris) was a French geologist and malacologist.

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Hans Henrik Reusch

Hans Henrik Reusch (5 September 1852 – 27 October 1922) was a Norwegian geologist, geomorphologist and educator.

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Harry B. Whittington

Harry Blackmore Whittington FRS (24 March 1916 – 20 June 2010) was a British palaeontologist who made a major contribution to the study of fossils of the Burgess Shale and other Cambrian fauna.

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Harry Elderfield

Professor Henry "Harry" Elderfield One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from the royalsociety.org website where: (25 April 1943 – 19 April 2016), was Professor of Ocean Chemistry and Palaeochemistry at the Godwin Laboratory in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge.

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Harry Seeley

Harry Govier Seeley (18 February 1839 – 8 January 1909) was a British paleontologist.

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Helen Marguerite Muir-Wood

Helen Marguerite Muir-Wood (1895-16 January 1968) was a British paleontologist and historian of paleontology who spent her career at London's Natural History Museum.

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Henry Alleyne Nicholson

Henry Alleyne Nicholson FRS FRSE FGS FLS (11 September 1844 – 19 January 1899) was a British palaeontologist and zoologist.

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Henry Woods (geologist)

Henry Woods (18 December 1868, in Cottenham – 4 April 1952, in Meldreth) was a British paleontologist.

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Herbert Leader Hawkins

Herbert Leader Hawkins FRS (1887 – 29 December 1968) was a British geologist.

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Jake Hancock

John Michael Hancock (1928–2004), known professionally as Jake, was a geologist with particular interests in chalk and the Cretaceous Period.

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James Ernest Richey

Dr James Ernest Richey FRS FRSE FSE FGS MC (1886-1968) was an Irish-born geologist.

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James Hector

Sir James Hector FRS FRSE(16 March 1834 – 6 November 1907) was a Scottish geologist, naturalist, and surgeon who accompanied the Palliser Expedition as a surgeon and geologist.

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Janet Watson

Professor Janet Vida Watson FRS FGS (1923–1985) was a British geologist.

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John Baird Simpson

Dr John Baird Simpson FRSE FGS (January 14, 1894 – June 28, 1960), was a Scottish geologist.

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John Edward Marr

John Edward Marr FGS FRS (14 June 1857 – 1 October 1933) was a British geologist.

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John Evans (archaeologist)

Sir John Evans, KCB, FRS (17 November 1823 – 31 May 1908) was an English archaeologist and geologist.

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John Frederick Blake

John Frederick Blake (3 April 1839 – 7 July 1906) was a British geologist and Anglican clergyman.

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John Frederick Dewey

John Frederick Dewey FRS (born 22 May 1937) is a British structural geologist and a strong proponent of the theory of plate tectonics, building upon the early work undertaken in the 1960s and 1970s.

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John Frederick Norman Green

John Frederick Norman Green (26 June 1873 – 11 December 1949) was an English geologist who won the prestigious Lyell Medal in 1925 and served as President of the Geological Society of London between 1934 and 1936.

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John Imbrie

John Imbrie (July 4, 1925 – May 13, 2016) was an American paleoceanographer best known for his work on the theory of ice ages.

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John Milne

John Milne (30 December 1850 – 31 July 1913) was a British geologist and mining engineer who worked on a horizontal seismograph.

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John Morris (geologist)

John Morris (19 February 1810 – 7 January 1886) was an English geologist.

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John Pringle (geologist)

Dr John Pringle FRSE FGS (1877–1948) was a Scottish geologist who won the Geological Society of London's Lyell Medal in 1938.

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John R. L. Allen

John Robert Lawrence Allen, (born 25 October 1932) is a British geologist, and professor emeritus at Reading University.

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John R. Underhill

John R. Underhill (born 5 January 1961) is Professor of Stratigraphy in the Grant Institute of Geology in the School of Geosciences at The University of Edinburgh, Scotland and Associate Professor in the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University.

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John Vernon Harrison

Dr John Vernon Harrison FRSE FGS (1892-1972) was a British structural geologist, explorer and cartographer.

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John William Dawson

Sir John William Dawson, (13 October 182019 November 1899), was a Canadian geologist and university administrator.

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Joseph Frederick Whiteaves

Joseph Frederick Whiteaves (December 26, 1835 – August 8, 1909), was a British palaeontologist.

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Joseph Leidy

Joseph Mellick Leidy (September 9, 1823 – April 30, 1891) was an American paleontologist, parasitologist, and anatomist.

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Julian A. Dowdeswell

Julian A. Dowdeswell (born 18 November 1957) is a British glaciologist and is the Director of the Scott Polar Research Institute and a Professor of Physical Geography in the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge.

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Keith O'Nions

Sir Robert Keith O'Nions FRS Hon.

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Lawrence Wager

Lawrence Rickard Wager, commonly known as Bill Wager, (5 February 1904 – 20 November 1965) was a British geologist, explorer and mountaineer, described as "one of the finest geological thinkers of his generation"Vincent and best remembered for his work on the Skaergaard intrusion in Greenland, and for his attempt on Mount Everest in 1933.

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Leonard Frank Spath

Leonard Frank Spath FRS (20 October 1882 – 2 March 1957) was a British geologist specialising in malacology and ammonitology.

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Leonard Johnston Wills

Professor Leonard Johnston Wills (1884–1979) – known as ‘Jack’ to friends and family – was one of the leading British geologists of his generation.

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Leslie Reginald Cox

Leslie Reginald Cox FRS (22 November 1897, Islington – 5 August 1965) was an English palaeontologist and malacologist.

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Linsdall Richardson

Linsdall Richardson FRSE FGS FLS (1881–1967) was a 20th century British geologist and academic author who was awarded the Lyell Medal in 1937.

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List of awards named after people

This is a list of prizes that are named after people.

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List of science and technology awards

A list of medals, prizes, and other awards in the fields of science, technology, engineering and social science.

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Maria Gordon

Dame Maria Matilda Gordon (née Ogilvie; 30 April 1864 – 24 June 1939), known as May Ogilvie Gordon, was an eminent Scottish geologist, palaeontologist, and politician.

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Martin Brasier

Martin David Brasier FGS, FLS (12 April 1947 – 16 December 2014) was an English palaeobiologist and astrobiologist known for his conceptual analysis of microfossils and evolution in the Precambrian and Cambrian.

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Martin Glaessner

Martin Fritz Glaessner AM (25 December 1906 – 23 November 1989) was a geologist and palaeontologist.

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Michael Benton

Michael James "Mike" Benton FRS (born 8 April 1956) is a British palaeontologist, and professor of vertebrate palaeontology in the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol.

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Murchison Medal

The Murchison Medal is an academic award established by Roderick Murchison, who died in 1871.

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Neville George

Neville George FRS FRSE LLD (13 May 1904 – 18 June 1980) was a British geologist.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Nicholas Shackleton

Sir Nicholas John Shackleton FRS (23 June 1937 – 24 January 2006) was an English geologist and paleoclimatologist who specialised in the Quaternary Period.

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Nick McCave

Ian Nicholas 'Nick' McCave (born 3 February 1941) is a British geologist, who was the Woodwardian Professor of Geology at the University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences from 1985 to 2008 and a fellow of St John's College from 1986 to present.

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Oliver Bulman

Oliver Meredith Boone Bulman (20 May 1902 – 18 February 1974) was a British palaeontologist.

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Owen Thomas Jones

Owen Thomas Jones, FRS FGS (16 April 1878 – 5 May 1967) was a Welsh geologist.

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Paul Tapponnier

Paul Tapponnier (born 6 January 1947 in Annecy) is a French geologist, specializing in plate tectonics and crustal deformation.

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Percival Allen

Percival Allen FRS (15 March 1917 – 3 April 2008) was a British geologist.

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Percy Fry Kendall

Percy Fry Kendall, FRS (15 November 1856 – 19 March 1936), was an English geologist.

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Ramsay Traquair

Ramsay Heatley Traquair FRSE FRS (30 July 1840 – 22 November 1912) was a Scottish naturalist and palaeontologist who became a leading expert on fossil fish.

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Richard Dixon Oldham

Richard Dixon Oldham FRS (31 July 1858 – 15 July 1936) was a British geologist who made the first clear identification of the separate arrivals of P-waves, S-waves and surface waves on seismograms and the first clear evidence that the Earth has a central core.

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Richard Fortey

Richard Alan Fortey FRS FRSL (born 15 February 1946 in London) is a British palaeontologist, natural historian, writer and television presenter, who served as President of the Geological Society of London for its bicentennial year of 2007; he is married and has four children.

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Richard Gilbert West

Richard Gilbert West FRS (born 31 May 1926) is a British botanist, geologist and palaeontologist.

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Richard Lydekker

Richard Lydekker (25 July 1849 – 16 April 1915) was an English naturalist, geologist and writer of numerous books on natural history.

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Samuel Allport

Samuel Allport (January 23, 1816July 7, 1897) was an English petrologist.

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Samuel James Shand

Prof Samuel James Shand (1882–1957) was a British mineralogist and petrologist, specializing in silicate analysis and igneous petrology.

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Sidney Hugh Reynolds

Sidney Hugh Reynolds DSc, FGS (18 December 1867 – 20 August 1949) was an English geologist, palaeontologist, and zoologist.

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Simon Conway Morris

Simon Conway Morris (born 1951) is an English palaeontologist, evolutionary biologist, and astrobiologist known for his study of the fossils of the Burgess Shale and the Cambrian explosion.

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Stanley Smith (geologist)

Stanley Smith (7 March 1883 - 1 July 1955) was a British geologist and academic.

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Sydney Savory Buckman

Sydney Savory Buckman (3 April 1860, Cirencester - 26 February 1929) was a British palaeontologist and stratigrapher.

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Thomas McKenny Hughes

Thomas McKenny Hughes (17 December 1832 – 9 June 1917) was a Welsh geologist.

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Thomas Rupert Jones

Thomas Rupert Jones FRS (1 October 1819 – 13 April 1911) was a British geologist and palaeontologist.

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W. Brian Harland

Walter Brian Harland (22 March 1917 – 1 November 2003) was a British geologist at the Department of Geology, later University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences, England, from 1948 to 2003.

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Walter Howchin

Walter Howchin (12 January 1845 – 27 November 1937) was a geologist who lectured in mineralogy and palaeontology at the former Adelaide School of Mines and the University of Adelaide; he won the Clarke Medal in 1907.

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Wilfred Norman Edwards

Wilfred Norman Edwards FGS (1890 – 17 December 1956) was a British geologist, keeper of geology at the Natural History Museum from 1938 to 1955 and was awarded the Lyell Medal in 1955.

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Wilhelm Heinrich Waagen

Wilhelm Heinrich Waagen (23 June 1841 – 24 March 1900) was a geologist and paleontologist.

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William Benjamin Carpenter

William Benjamin Carpenter CB FRS (29 October 1813 – 19 November 1885) was an English physician, invertebrate zoologist and physiologist. He was instrumental in the early stages of the unified University of London.

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William Boyd Dawkins

Sir William Boyd Dawkins (26 December 1837 – 15 January 1929) was a British geologist and archaeologist.

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William Dickson Lang

William Dickson Lang (28 September 1878 – 3 March 1966) was Keeper of the Department of Geology at the British Museum from 1928 until 1938.

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William Fraser Hume

Dr William Fraser Hume FRSE (1867–1949) was a British geologist specialising in Egypt.

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William Gilbert Chaloner

William Gilbert Chaloner FRS (22 November 1928 – 13 October 2016) was a British palaeobotanist.

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William Joscelyn Arkell

William Joscelyn Arkell MA, D Phil, D Sc, FGS, FRS (9 June 1904 – 18 April 1958) was a British geologist and palaeontologist, regarded as the leading authority on the Jurassic Period during the middle part of the 20th century.

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William Noel Benson

William Noel Benson FRS FRGS (26 December 1885 – 20 August 1957) was a research geologist and academic.

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William Pengelly

William Pengelly, FRS FGS (12 January 1812 – 16 March 1894) was a British geologist and amateur archaeologist who was one of the first to contribute proof that the Biblical chronology of the earth calculated by Archbishop James Ussher was incorrect.

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William Quarrier Kennedy

William Quarrier Kennedy FRS FRSE FGS (1903-1979) was a Scottish geologist.

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William Ruddiman

William F. Ruddiman is a palaeoclimatologist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia.

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William Sawney Bisat

William Sawney Bisat, FRS (1886-1973) was a civil engineer in the north of England whose principal recreation was geological research.

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William Wickham King

William Wickham King (30 May 1862– 11 December 1959), usually known as Wickham King was a distinguished amateur geologist, a Fellow of the Geological Society for 50 years.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyell_Medal

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