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 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.

Nominations closed on 30 June 2016. The call for nominations for the 2017 round will open in early 2017. 

If you have any queries about making a nomination for this medal please email: gill.sutherland@royalsociety.org.nz