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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 2019 round has closed. The 2020 round will open in late December/early January with a closing date of 31 March.