The Society for Reproduction and Fertility has, over the years, honoured the contribution of its members to research in the fields of reproduction and fertility by conferring a variety of medals and awards.

SRF Prestigious awards


SRF Marshall Medal

The SRF presents the Marshall Medal, its premier award, to outstanding contributors to the study of fertility and reproduction.

SRF Distinguished Scientist (Anne McLaren) Award

The Society acknowledges the work of premier scientists that have made major scientific contributions to the field of reproductive biology through the SRF Distinguished Scientist Award. From 2018 recipients will present their lecture as part of the Fertility programme.

SRF New Investigator Award

Members who are within 10 years of being awarded their PhD (or equivalent qualification) are eligible to be nominated for the SRF New Investigator Award.

The recipient of this award will be expected to present their paper as an oral presentation at the Fertility meetings from 2018 onwards and at the SRF/SSR Transatlantic Lecture at the SSR Annual Conference.

SRF Postdoctoral Prize

Upon submission of an abstract to the Fertility meeting, Postdocs, who are within five years of receiving their PhD, can opt to be considered for this prize.  Top scoring submissions will be selected to present at the meeting and the winner is invited to present their paper at the Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB) Annual Scientific Conference in Australia.

SRF PhD Student Prize 

Another of our conference awards, the PhD Student Prize is awarded to a postgraduate student who delivers the best oral presentation in the ‘Student Prize Session’ at Fertility.

SRF Stewart Rhind Science Writing Prize

The Stewart Rhind Science Writing Prize is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students. This prize is also open to students who are non-SRF Members. They are invited to submit an essay, no more than 2000 words in length, which must be about an aspect of reproductive biology and written in written in a style accessible to the educated non-specialist reader. 

SRF Poster Prize

Please find information on past winners here 

SRF Journal Awards

SRF Reproduction Prize

The SRF-Reproduction prize was launched to celebrate and distinguish excellence in reproductive biology research. The prize recognises the best research published in SRF’s journal Reproduction.

SRF Reproduction and Fertility (RaF) Award

Reproduction and Fertility journal donated a £200 voucher for the winner of the SRF Early Career Researcher’s Symposium at Fertility 2023.

The SRF Council kindly request that all grant recipients and award nominees attend the final session of the Fertility Conference to support the SRF Society and its members. 

Please make your travel arrangements accordingly.