Suzanne Cory Medal

The call for nominations is currently closed

The  2022 nomination round is now closed.

Award background and eligibility

The Suzanne Cory Medal recognises outstanding research in all of the biological sciences, being awarded in alternate years in the bio-medical sciences and in all of the biological sciences excluding bio-medical sciences.. It is a career award that is open to any biological science researcher regardless of time since their major degree. It honours the contributions made to science by Professor Suzanne Cory AC FAA FRS who, as a molecular biologist, has made major contributions to understanding the genetic causes of cancer. The Medal and a lecture will be presented at a dinner in the Awardees State capital. 

The 2023 Suzanne Cory Medal will be for all of the biological sciences excluding bio-medical sciences.

This award is open to nominations for candidates from all genders.

Career awards recognise achievement over a career of whatever length.

The award is made annually and is given to candidates who are normally resident in Australia and for research conducted mainly in Australia.

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.



2021 - J Endler ; SV Caemmerer

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