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MacDiarmid Medal

Scientific research award for outstanding scientific research that demonstrates the potential for application to human benefit, awarded annually.

Award details

DisciplineScientific research that demonstrates the potential for application to human benefit

Award offered: Yearly

Prize: Medal 

The MacDiarmid Medal is awarded annually to a person or team who, while in New Zealand, has undertaken outstanding scientific research that demonstrates the potential for application to human benefit, such as in the areas of health, environment and technology.

This medal is open to team nominations as well as individual nominations.

Current status

The 2021 round has now closed. Nominations for the 2022 round will open in January 2022.

To make a nomination, please contact academy@royalsociety.org.nz and a URL will be sent to you to access the nomination web portal.