Tribology Bronze Medal

An encouragement award for engineers and scientists, i.e. tribologists, working in the fields of friction, lubrication and wear.


  • Open to both those working or studying full-time – who haven’t yet completed their formal education and training
  • Candidates can be of any nationality. However, they must be either normally resident in the UK or working or studying in the UK when the contribution under consideration was made.

Award conditions 

  • Up to three medals for technical contributions by students or others working or researching in tribology can be awarded in a given year.

Value of award

  • Bronze medal.

Application process

Closing date: 31 May 2022.

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Award winners

The Bronze Medal for Tribology was established in 1972.

Winning can enhance your career in many different ways. See how gaining this accolade has assisted previous award winners.

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