British academy

Leverhulme Medal and Prize for Humanities and Social Sciences

The Leverhulme Medal and Prize, worth £5,000, is awarded every three years for significant contribution to knowledge and understanding in a field within the humanities and social sciences. The award is made in partnership with The Leverhulme Trust. The first award was in 2002, to mark the Academy's Centenary.


Nominations may only be made by Fellows of the British Academy.

Nominating body: Humanities Group or Social Sciences Group, in rotation.

The Leverhulme Medal and Prize will next be awarded in 2018.