Archibald Ollé Prize

The Archibald Ollé Prize of $500 is given from time to time at the discretion of Council to the author who has submitted the best paper to the Society’s journal in any year. The prize was established under the terms of a bequest of Mrs A.D. Ollé.

Nominations close on 30 September of each year and should be sent to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


1956 R.L Stanton 1974 D.A. Gray
1958 A. Reichel 1977 L.A. Drake
1959 G. Bosson 1978 D.S. King
1960 H.G. Golding 1979 R.J. Korsch
1961 V.A. Bailey 1981 H.A. Martin
1962 J.C. Standard 1983 D.S. King & N.R .Lomb
1964 J.L. Griffith 1984 R.A.L. Osborne & T.J. Goodwin
1965 J. Roberts 1985-6 R.S. Vagg & P.A. Williams
1966 R.A. Binns 1987 S.J. Riley & H.M. Henry
1967 J.R. Connolly 1994 M. Organ
1970 B.B. Guy 1997 G. Neef



This is your chance to nominate a person who you believe is eligible for a Royal Society of NSW Award or Medal.  These prestigious prizes for excellence in science, engineering, philosophy and the arts, awarded by Australia's oldest learned society, recognise outstanding achievement by Australian intellectuals. 

In 2020, nominations are sought for the:
Archibald Ollé Prize, Clarke Medal, Edgeworth David Medal, History and Philosophy of Science Medal, James Cook Medal, Poggendorff Lectureship, Royal Society of NSW Scholarships, and Warren Prize

In addition, the Liversidge Lecture will be awarded in 2020, on a recommendation from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI).

Nominations are also sought for the Royal Society of NSW Medal and the Royal Society of NSW Citations, each of which recognise substantive contributions, by a Member or Fellow, to the work of the Society.

Nominations close on 30 September of each year and should be sent to the Society’s Awards Committee.

Information about the Awards and instructions for making nominations, click on the Award name in the drop-down list under the “Awards” menu.

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