Our awards programme

UK IT Industry Awards

Setting the benchmark for outstanding performance in the business, these awards recognise exceptional projects, people and technologies that have progressed the industry. There are four categories: Personal, Organisational, Project and Technology

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BCS IT & Digital Apprenticeship Awards

These awards celebrate rising stars in IT & Digital, acknowledging the talents and achievements of Apprentices, T Level students and Boot Camp learners in all digital disciplines.

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Lovelace Medal

The Lovelace Medal is one of the UK's highest accolades in computing. The award recognises outstanding contribution to the advancement of IT and the winner is given the opportunity to speak about their work as host of our annual Lovelace Lecture.

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Roger Needham Award

The Roger Needham Award is made annually for distinguished research contribution by a UK based researcher with up to 10 years post-doctoral research. The winner presents their work at the annual Roger Needham Lecture

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Honorary Fellowship Award

Honorary Fellowship is awarded to individuals who’ve made an outstanding contribution to BCS, over a considerable length of time, helping us meet our charitable objects.

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Distinguished Fellowship Award

This award is given to individuals whose contribution to computing is seen in terms of major importance to the overall development of computing, with substantial personal recognition through peer review over a substantial and sustained career.

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Society Medal

This annual award is given to inspirational people who have made an outstanding contribution to making IT good for society.

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Distinguished Dissertations

Each year, we work with the Conference of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC) to award the best UK PhD/DPhil dissertations in computer science, raising the profile of the significant contribution made by postgraduate students in the UK.

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