David Craig Medal and Lecture

The call for nominations is currently closed

The 2022 nomination round is now closed.

Award background and eligibility

The David Craig Medal and Lecture is a career award made in honour of the outstanding contribution to chemical research of the late Emeritus Professor David Craig AO FAA FRS. Its purpose is to recognise contributions of a high order to any branch of chemistry by active researchers. The awardee is expected to present several public lectures in cities across Australia. The award is made annually and is given to candidates who are normally resident in Australia and for research conducted mainly in Australia. From the 2021 award round the Medal and a lecture will be presented at a dinner in the Awardees State capital. 

Career awards recognise achievement over a career of whatever length.

This award is open to nominations for candidates from all genders. The Australian Academy of Science encourages nominations of female candidates and of candidates from a broad geographical distribution.

Candidates may be put forward for more than one award. If a proposed candidate is already the recipient of an Academy award, the second award must be for a distinct, additional, body of work undertaken since the first award, and/or work in a different field.




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