This is ZSL's highest award and is for "significant and original contributions by a professional zoologist to the development of zoology in the wider applications".
Previous winners of the Frink Medal in the Department:
2004 Professor Malcolm Burrows - in recognition of his research on the neuronal basis of behaviour.
2001 Professor Nick Davies - in recognition of his contribution to behavioural ecology.
1997 Professor Tim Clutton-Brock - for setting new standards of design and analysis for using mammalian field studies to answer scientific questions.
1991 Professor Robert Hinde - for outstanding contributions to the biological study of animal and human behaviour.