The call for nominations are currently closed
Nominations for the 2023 award will open in early 2022
The Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture is a career award that 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.
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.
Referee reports are not required as part of the nomination process for this award.
To be eligible for nomination an appropriate period of time should elapse following the receipt of any other Academy award.
(Please submit your nominations using the Nominate button found on the left of this webpage)
If you need more information, please contact the Awards Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +61 (0)2 6201 9407.
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