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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 

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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 2020 round has now closed.

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