Australian Science Prizes Calendar
Award Ceremony: Haddon Forrester King Medal
December 1, 2019
(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details)
The Haddon Forrester King Medal, sponsored by Rio Tinto recognises the contributions of the late Haddon King to the application of the geological and related sciences to the search for mineral deposits in Australia. The award will be made to a scientist, resident in Australia or elsewhere, for original and sustained contributions to earth and related sciences. The award is for work of particular relevance to the discovery, evaluation and exploitation of mineral deposits, including the hydrocarbons.
Prize value: No cash award; gold medal
Eligibility criteria: Scientists; awarded every two years; nominations by colleagues or supervisors; available nationally