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Thomson Medal

Award for outstanding contributions to the organisation, support and application of science and/or technology and/or the humanities in New Zealand, awarded annually.

Award details

Award offered: Annually

Prize: Medal 

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Until 2016, the Thomson Medal was awarded annually for outstanding contributions to the organisation, support, and application of science and/or technology and/or the humanities.

From 2017 the medal will be awarded for outstanding contributions to the organisation, support, and application of science, and/or technology and/or the humanities. The leadership rewarded in receiving this medal should be above the “business as usual” level.

Current status

The 2020 round has opened with a closing date of 31 March 2020.

If you wish to make a new nomination can you please advise us as soon as possible (academy@royalsociety.org.nz) and we will send you a URL to access the web portal.