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The De Morgan Medal is a prize for outstanding contribution to
mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities and their changes (cal ...
, awarded by the
London Mathematical Society The London Mathematical Society (LMS) is one of the United Kingdom's learned societies A learned society (; also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic association) is an organization An organization, or organisati ...
. The Society's most prestigious award, it is given in memory of
Augustus De Morgan Augustus De Morgan (27 June 1806 – 18 March 1871) was a British mathematician A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmeti ...

Augustus De Morgan
, who was the first President of the society. The medal is awarded every third year (in years divisible by 3) to a mathematician who is normally resident in the
United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed. The Guardian' and Telegraph' use Britain as a synonym for the United Kingdom. Some prefer to use Britain as shorth ...

United Kingdom
on 1 January of the relevant year. The only grounds for the award of the medal are the candidate's contributions to mathematics.


De Morgan Medal winners

Recipients of the De Morgan Medal include the following:List of LMS prize winners
LMS website, accessed July 2011


See also

*
Whitehead Prize The Whitehead Prize is awarded yearly by the London Mathematical Society to multiple mathematicians working in the United Kingdom who are at an early stage of their career. The prize is named in memory of homotopy theory pioneer J. H. C. Whitehead ...
* Fröhlich Prize *
Senior Whitehead Prize The Senior Whitehead Prize of the London Mathematical Society The London Mathematical Society (LMS) is one of the United Kingdom's learned societies A learned society (; also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic associa ...
*
Berwick PrizeThe Berwick Prize and Senior Berwick Prize are two prizes of the London Mathematical Society awarded in alternating years in memory of William Edward Hodgson Berwick, a previous Vice-President of the LMS. Berwick left some money to be given to the so ...
* Naylor Prize and Lectureship * Pólya Prize (LMS) * List of mathematics awards


References

{{Awards of the London Mathematical Society British science and technology awards Awards established in 1884 Triennial events Awards of the London Mathematical Society 1884 establishments in the United Kingdom