Award Details
Discipline: Science communication
Award Offered: Yearly
Prize: Medal

The Callaghan Medal is awarded annually to a person who has, while in New Zealand, made an outstanding contribution to science communication, in particular raising public awareness of the value of science to human progress.


We are now calling for nominations for the 2015 Callaghan Medal. Nominations close on 30 June 2015.

The Society has introduced an online portal system to receive nominations for medals and awards.

Please email if you wish to submit a nomination and you will be provided with a URL to access the web portal.

If you have any queries about making a nomination for this medal please email: