Franklin Medal

The Franklin Medal is awarded to an individual in recognition of outstanding service in the fields of occupational health, safety, loss prevention and care for the environment.

Ned Franklin was a past president of IChemE and a major personality in the development of the nuclear power industry.

Nominations are sought from anyone interested in the subject area, including IChemE’s Safety and Loss Prevention Special Interest Group. The Special Interest Group Committee recommend a winner to the Medals and Prizes Committee.

Criteria this medal will be judged against are:

  1. length of contribution
  2. importance of contribution (external impact).

How to nominate

To make a nomination, download the nomination form and complete the information requested, paying attention to the criteria the medal will be judged against. Please return the completed form to medals@icheme.org by the closing date.

Please note the following:

  • additional documents submitted outside the information provided in the nomination form will not be considered by the judges (unless specified otherwise)
  • we do not accept self-nominations
  • we do not accept nominations for sitting members of the Board of Trustees
  • unless indicated otherwise, medals/prizes are generally awarded to individuals — a single medal shall be presented in all cases.

Contact medals@icheme.org for more information.

Previous medal winners
  • 2021— P Carson
  • 2018/19 — D W Edwards
  • 2017 — H J Michels
  • 2016 — C Phang
  • 2013 — I Travers
  • 2011 — K J Patterson
  • 2010 — D Carter (posthumously)
  • 2009 — A L Ormond
  • 2008 — F K Crawley
  • 2007 — M Considine
  • 2006 — J Atherton
  • 2005 — G A Chamberlain
  • 2004 — A H Fishwick
  • 2003 — G Saville
    2003 — S M Richardson
  • 2001 — M J Pantony
  • 2000 — H A Duxbury
  • 1999 — K Cassidy
  • 1998 — N Gibson
  • 1997 — R Turney
  • 1996 — J Bond
  • 1995 — R Gowland
  • 1994 — K N Palmer
  • 1993 — V C Marshall
  • 1992 — T A Kletz
  • 1991 — J McQuaid
  • 1990 — S J Skinner
  • 1989 — J Burgoyne
  • 1988 — T A Kantyka