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Nominations Close: AAS Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture

May 25, 2020

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details)

The Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture recognises scientific research of the highest standing in the physical sciences, and honours the contributions of Australia’s early scientific researchers.

Prize value: No cash award; medal

Eligibility criteria: Scientists; must reside mainly in Australia; alternate years with Macfarlane Burnett medal; nominations by Academy Fellows; available nationally

Nominations are by Academy Fellows only. Candidates may be non Fellows.

Note the nomination deadlines across the honorific awards have been extended to 25 May (and the referee report deadline to 22 June) to acknowledge the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the wider scientific community.


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