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We are following the current Covid-19 Government advice and continue to work from home, Mansion House is closed for the safety of our staff.

We are not able to monitor all emails, so any general and membership enquiries should be sent to info@royensoc.co.uk.

Our Librarian will not have access to our collections from home, but will be happy to try and locate references available to download from the internet. val@royensoc.co.uk

The insect identification service is still operating – please make enquiries via the form.

We hope that everyone stays safe and well.

Kirsty Whiteford - Registrar

Awards & grants

RES STUDENT AWARD

For any article on an entomological topic that would be of interest to the general public. The article should be easy to read, in a popular style and no longer than 800 words.

RES JOURNAL AWARDS

For the best paper published in each RES journal over a two year period. Each of the journals participate biennially.

RES GOODMAN AWARD
for Insect Physiology and Behaviour

For advancing the education of the public in the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of all aspects of insect physiology and behaviour, thereby promoting the control and conservation of insect species.

For promoting research into aspects of insect physiology and behaviour through online, digital or printed material.

For supporting exhibitions, meetings, lectures, classes, seminars and courses that widen the understanding of insect physiology and behaviour.

RES AWARD
for Insect Conservation

 

For an outstanding contribution to insect conservation; on the basis of 'lifetime achievement', or 'considerable and exemplary contribution' to a significant project or undertaking. In exceptional circumstances two prizes may be awarded to reflect each criterion.

RES AWARD
for Early Career Entomologist

 

For an early career contribution to entomological science that is judged to be outstanding or exemplary with single or ongoing impact on the science. The Award is 'open' and not restricted to any particular discipline or specialised area of entomological science.

ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE AWARD

For postgraduates who have been awarded a PhD or DPhil, whose work is considered by their supervisor to be outstanding. The research involved should be a significant contribution to the science of entomology.

J.O. WESTWOOD MEDAL
for excellence in Insect Taxonomy

 

For the best comprehensive taxonomic work on a group of Insects, or, related arthropods (including terrestrial and freshwater hexapods, myriapods, arachnids and their relatives).

THE WIGGLESWORTH MEMORIAL LECTURE AND AWARD

For outstanding services to the science of entomology. The award will be made to a researcher who has contributed outstanding work to the science and who best reflects Sir Vincent Wigglesworth's standards of personal involvement in every aspect of his/her research.

BOOK PURCHASE SCHEME

To provide assistance in purchasing specialist taxonomic books, that will assist in the identification of insect groups being studied in developing countries and their regions. Applicants will be required to demonstrate need and specify particular texts.

OUTREACH (ORF) and
CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION (CPF) GRANTS

Grants to support activities which further the Society's aims. This may range from help to purchase equipment to help in funding expeditions / meetings.

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