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.
In 2015 eligible nominations must be for significant contribution to knowledge and understanding in the humanities.
Nominations may only be made by Fellows of the British Academy.
Nominating body: Humanities Group or Social Sciences Group, in rotation.
2002 Professor Sir Ernst Gombrich FBA and Professor Sir Raymond Firth FBA