The Todd and Low Award for Teaching and Mentorship

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


The Todd and Low Award is named in honour of Ruth Todd (1913 – 1984) and Doris Low (1920 – 2008) to recognise the importance of teaching and mentorship. It was named after these researchers because of their positive mentor-mentee relationship and their commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

The Todd and Low Award is given to a mid-career scientist, 10-30 years from their highest attained degree (excluding career breaks), who demonstrates a commitment to teaching, mentoring, EDI and fostering a positive culture within their workplace environment.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsThe Micropalaeontological Society

Awarded at event

Event titleThe TMS 2023 Annual Conference
LocationNOCS , Southampton, United KingdomShow on map
Period15 Nov 2023 → 17 Nov 2023


  • EDI
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching excellence