Award Details
Discipline: Physics and Engineering
Award Offered: Biennially
Prize: Medal
Criteria: Best single account of original research in Physics or Engineering. Preference given to research that benefits New Zealand.

Cooper MedalThe Cooper Medal is awarded biennially to the researcher (or researchers) who, working within New Zealand, has published original research within the fields of physics and engineering that is of particular merit and either adresses a specific need, or is likely to have beneficial impact, in or for New Zealand.

The Call for Nominations for 2016 is now open.

Nominations close on 30 June 2016.

If you wish to make a nomination can you please advise the Academy ( as soon as possible and we will send you a URL to access the web portal.

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