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Award Winners 2018

Each year, the Society makes a number of awards, mainly in the field of science. These are among the oldest and most prestigious awards in Australia.

The Society's awards for 2018 were announced on 5 December. They were:

Clarke Medal – Professor Emma Johnston (UNSW)

Edgeworth David Medal Associate Professor Elizabeth New (U Sydney)

History & Philosophy of Science Medal – Professor Paul Griffiths (U Sydney)

James Cook Medal – Professor Elizabeth Elliott (U Sydney)

Poggendorff Lecture – Professor Robert Park (U Sydney)

RSNSW Scholarship – Ms Evelyn Todd (U Sydney)

Later, a second RSNSW Scholarship, for Ms Fiona McDougall (Macquarie U.), was added.

Full citations will appear in the Journal and Proceedings of the RSNSW.

Anita Petzler was presented with the (previously announced) Jak Kelly Award by Irene Kelly at the OGM on Wednesday 5 December 2018. The Scholarship winner will present their work at the OGM on Wednesday 6 February 2019.

The medals will be presented at the Annual Dinner in May 2019.


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Nominations for the Society’s awards close on 30 September each year.

For instructions for an award nomination, click on its name in the drop-down menu under "Awards" above.

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