The Lorentz Medal award was established in 1925 to honour Nobel laureate Hendrik Antoon Lorentz (1853-1928). The first medal was awarded to Max Planck. Among the 23 laureates are 11 Nobel Prize winners. The prize consists of a medal engraved with the image of Hendrik Antoon Lorentz and a symposium honouring the laureate's research.
Who may submit a nomination?
The following parties may nominate candidates for the Prize:
- Boards of management and deans of universities in the Netherlands or elsewhere;
- Directors of scientific research institutes in the Netherlands or elsewhere;
- Individual researchers at universities or scientific institutions in the Netherlands or elsewhere;
- Science academies and other scientific institutions in the Netherlands or elsewhere
Who is eligible?
Internationally renowned researchers in the field of theoretical physics
Nominations can be submitted up until 1 March 2022 using the official nomination form on the Academy website.