Prizes & Awards
Joseph A. Burton Forum Award
To recognize outstanding contributions to the public understanding or resolution of issues involving the interface of physics and society.
Leo Szilard Lectureship Award
To recognize outstanding accomplishments by physicists in promoting the use of physics for the benefit of society in such areas as the environment, arms control, and science policy.
Nicholson Medal for Human Outreach
To recognize the humanitarian aspect of physics and physicists. Recognition consists of the Nicholson medal and a certificate which includes the citation for which the recipient has been recognized.
Student Fellowships in Physics and Society
The primary goal of the Student Fellowship in Physics and Society is to provide research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students interested in physics and society, and to raise the awareness of applying physics to problems in society as a career and as an important undertaking by members of the physics community.