Award Details
Discipline: Chemical Sciences; Physical Sciences; Mathematical and Information Sciences
Award Offered: Yearly
Prize: Medal

Hector MedalThe Hector Medal is awarded annually in rotation, for:

  • chemical sciences;
  • physical sciences;
  • mathematical and information sciences

to the researcher who, working within New Zealand, has undertaken work of great scientific or technological merit and has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the particular branch of science.

The Call for Nominations in physical sciences 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: