Award Details
Discipline: Earth sciences, Plant sciences and Animal sciences
Award Offered: Yearly
Prize: Medal

Hutton MedalPlease note: From, and including 2017, the Hutton Medal will be awarded annually for animal sciences, earth sciences or plant sciences, rather than one discipline per year in rotation:

to the researcher who, working within New Zealand, has significantly advanced understanding through work of outstanding scientific or technological merit.

The awardee must have received the greater part of his/her education in New Zealand or have resided in New Zealand for not less than 10 years.

The medal will not normally be awarded in the same discipline two years in a row.

The call for nominations for the 2017 round is now open.  The closing date is 30 April 2017.

If you have any queries about making a nomination for this medal please email: