Prize winners

Awards presented to members of staff and associates of the University of Edinburgh.

Nobel Prizes

Nobel prize winner, Peter Higgs
Among its distinguished alumni and associates, the University has links with many Nobel Prize winners.

James Tait Black Prizes

Student panellist surrounded by contenders for the James Tait Black Prize
Britain's oldest literary awards, presented annually to the authors of a work of fiction, biography and dramatic play.

Tam Dalyell Prize for Excellence in Engaging the Public with Science

The annual Tam Dalyell Prize rewards an individual or group for work with a focus on science communication.

Alumnus of the Year

Alumnus of the Year is awarded to a former student for services to the community, achievements in arts or sciences, in business, public or academic life.

Chancellor's Awards

Chancellor's Awards recognise innovation, relevance, creativity, personal dedication and impact in teaching and research.

Principal's Medals

The Principal awards approximately five medals annually to students and staff who have delivered exceptional service in supporting and serving the University or the wider community, and demonstrated strong alignment to the University’s values.