Published 9 January 2019
2019 Medals and Awards
The call for nominations for the 2019 medals and awards round is now open.
The following medals and awards are being offered in 2019 by Royal Society Te Apārangi.
Please note: The Academy Executive Committee is focused on increasing the diversity of nominations from under-represented groups, particularly with respect to gender, ethnicity and employment context. Early Career Researcher Awards Communications
Callaghan Medal – for outstanding contribution to science communication, in particular raising public awareness of the value of science to human progress Physical Sciences
Hector Medal – for outstanding work in chemical, mathematical, or physical sciences Leadership and co-created research
Thomson Medal – for outstanding contributions to the organisation, support and application of science and/or technology in New Zealand
Te Rangaunua Hiranga Māori Award – recognises excellent, innovative co-created research, conducted by Māori, that has made a distinctive contribution to community wellbeing and development in Aotearoa Biological and Medical Sciences
Hutton Medal – for significantly advancing understanding in animal sciences, earth sciences or plant sciences Humanities and Social Sciences Technology and Applied Sciences
MacDiarmid Medal – for outstanding scientific research that demonstrates the potential for application to human benefit
Pickering Medal – to recognise excellence and innovation in the practical applications of technology
Scott Medal – for engineering science and technology work of great merit by a researcher in New Zealand Our finest honour
Rutherford Medal – for exceptional contributions to New Zealand society and culture through activities in the broad fields of science, mathematics, social science, and technology
Source: Royal Society Te Apārangi