Social sciences award for excellence and building relationships in the social science research community, awarded every two years.
Discipline: Social Sciences
Award offered: Every two years
The Joan Metge Medal will be awarded to a social scientist who, working in New Zealand, has shown excellence in his/her area but also excellence in the utilisation of his/her social science training, research experience, teaching and/or working life to facilitate and create connections and opportunities among the various stakeholders involved in social science research.
The Medal will recognise in particular those who have contributed to capacity building, beneficial relationships with research participants, mentoring of new researchers as well as contributions to new knowledge.
The Joan Metge Medal will be awarded biennially, alternatively with the Te Rangi Hiroa Medal. The inaugural medal was awarded in 2008.
The 2018 round is now open. The closing date is 30 April 2018.
If you wish to make a new nomination can you please advise us as soon as possible (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will send you a URL to access the web portal.