Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture

The call for nominations are currently open

Closing date

May 01 2020 - 9:00 AM


The Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture recognises scientific research of the highest standing in the physical sciences, and honours the contributions of Australia's early scientific researchers. Along with the Macfarlane Burnet and Ruby Payne-Scott Medals, it is one of the most prestigious career awards of the Academy.

Nominations for this award are invited from Academy Fellows only and nominated candidates should normally be resident in Australia. Candidates may be non Fellows.


The Australian Academy of Science encourages nominations of female candidates and of candidates from a broad geographical distribution.

If you need more information, please contact the Awards Officer, at or phone +61 (0)2 6201 9407.

NB: To be eligible for nomination an appropriate period of time should elapse following the receipt of any other Academy award.


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