Award Details
Discipline: Earth sciences, Plant sciences and Animal sciences
Award Offered: Yearly
Prize: Medal

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

  • earth sciences;
  • plant sciences;
  • animal sciences

to the researcher who, working within New Zealand, has significantly advanced understanding of the natural environment of New Zealand through work of outstanding scientific or technological merit.

The awardee must have received the greater part of his/her education in New Zealand or have resided in New Zealand for not less than 10 years.

Applications for the 2015 Hutton Medal in earth sciences will open in early 2015.

In early 2015, the Society will be introducing an online portal system to receive nominations for medals and awards. Once this is set up, probably in February 2015, we will be calling for nominations for the medals offered in 2015.

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