How to nominate
View how to nominate for the Charles Fleming award.
Citizens of New Zealand are invited to nominate individuals domiciled in New Zealand who have benefited humanity in the general fields of ecology and environmental science. Nominees will be judged by accepted international standards. Nominators may not nominate themselves.
Please also review general criteria that apply to all Royal Society Te Apārangi medals and awards.
The prime purpose of the award is to recognise distinction in the protection, maintenance, management, improvement or understanding of the environment, in particular the sustainable management of the New Zealand environment.
A Nomination Form must be completed.
Nominations are to include one set of the following:
- One sentence citation of not more than 25 words, describing their work, which may be used for publicity purposes;
- Nomination summary of not more than 100 words, that clearly explains how their work has contributed to the environment, to a non-specialist;
- Nomination statement of no more than 500 words highlighting their distinction in the protection, maintenance, management, improvement or understanding of the environment, in particular the sustainable management of the New Zealand environment, and why each is significant;
- Supporting documents
- Curriculum vitae of nominee;
- List six of the most important publications or other evidence which best represent the nominee
- Three references (to be arranged by the nominator), at least one from outside the nominee’s institution.
Publications should include the names of all authors (Initials and Surname) and the full title of the journal in which a paper is published. Abbreviations should not be used.