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About the medal

View the design of the Dame Joan Metge Medal


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Dame Joan Metge Medal (front) featuring Dame Joan Metge

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Dame Joan Metge Medal (back)

In 2006 the Royal Society of New Zealand agreed to instigate the Dame Joan Metge Medal to honour Dame Joan’s contribution to the social sciences. This contribution includes capacity building, beneficial relationships with research participants, and mentoring of new researchers as well as contributions to new knowledge.