The Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications awards the following prizes: The Catherine Richards Prize; The Christopher Zeeman Medal; The David Crighton Medal; The IMA Gold Medal: The IMA Information and Inference Best Paper Prize; The IMA Leslie Fox Prize for Numerical Analysis; and The IMA Lighthill-Thwaites Prize. Below we give a brief description of these prizes and, for some of the prizes, we give a list of the prizewinners.

**The Catherine Richards Prize.**

This prize, created to preserve the memory of Catherine Richards who served as the Executive Secretart of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications from 1987 to 1993, is awarded for the best article in the preceeding years *Mathematics Today*, a general interest publication of the Institute.

This is a joint award by the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications and the London Mathematical Society. The medal is awarded for outstanding contributions to the public understanding of mathematics. It is currently awarded every two years, the first award being made in 2008. The award of the Christopher Zeeman Medal to the first recipient, Ian Stewart, was made by Christopher Zeeman himself.

2008 Ian Stewart

2011 John Barrow

2014 Marcus du Sautoy

2016 Rob Eastaway

2011 John Barrow

2014 Marcus du Sautoy

2016 Rob Eastaway

This is a joint award by the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications and the London Mathematical Society. The medal is awarded for outstanding services both to mathematics and to the mathematical community. It was established in 2002 and is currently awarded every three years, the first award being made in 2003.

2003 John Ball

2006 Christopher Zeeman

2009 Keith Moffatt

2012 Arieh Iserles and Peter Neumann

2015 Frank Kelly

2006 Christopher Zeeman

2009 Keith Moffatt

2012 Arieh Iserles and Peter Neumann

2015 Frank Kelly

This medal is awarded in recognition to outstanding contribution to mathematics and its applications over a number of years. It is awarded every two years, the first award being in 1982.

1982 James Lighthill and Alan Breach Tayler

1984 John Michael Hammersley and Alan Wilson

1986 George Alfred Barnard and Sam Edwards

1988 Hermann Bondi

1990 No award

1992 Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz

1994 Fritz Joseph Ursell

1996 Michael James David Powell

1998 No award

2000 Ian Nicholas Stewart

2002 Keith William Morton and Fred C Piper

2004 John Michael Tutill Thompson

2006 John Richard Ockendon

2008 James Dickson Murray and Timothy John Pedley

2010 Lloyd Nicholas Trefethen

2012 Malcolm Sabin

2014 Clifford Cocks

2016 Anthony C Croft and Duncan A Lawson

1984 John Michael Hammersley and Alan Wilson

1986 George Alfred Barnard and Sam Edwards

1988 Hermann Bondi

1990 No award

1992 Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz

1994 Fritz Joseph Ursell

1996 Michael James David Powell

1998 No award

2000 Ian Nicholas Stewart

2002 Keith William Morton and Fred C Piper

2004 John Michael Tutill Thompson

2006 John Richard Ockendon

2008 James Dickson Murray and Timothy John Pedley

2010 Lloyd Nicholas Trefethen

2012 Malcolm Sabin

2014 Clifford Cocks

2016 Anthony C Croft and Duncan A Lawson

This Prize, made to an eary career researcher, is awarded every two years for the best paper in *Information and Inference*, one of the journals of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications.

This Prize, established in 1985, is to preserve the memory of Leslie Fox, a world-leading researcher in numerical analysis and a founder member of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications. The Prize is awarded to researchers in numerical analysis under the age of 31 on the 1st january in the year of the award. It is awarded every two years.

This Prize is in memory of the first two Presidents of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, namely James Lighthill and Bryan Thwaites. It is awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications in cooperation with the British Applied Mathematics Colloquium. The Prize was established in 2010 and is awarded for a submitted piece of work which is suitable for presentation to the British Applied Mathematics Colloquium.

2011 Raphael Assier: for the paper *On the diffraction of acoustic waves by a quarter-plane.*

2013 Laura Kimpton: for the paper*The effect of membrane-regulated actin polymerization on a two-phase flow model for cell motility.*

2013 Laura Kimpton: for the paper

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