The Mackerras Medal

About the award

   
     

The Society’s award for excellence in entomology at mid career will be the Ian Mackerras Medal and is given every two years (even years) to a member of the Society who is judged by the Board as being mid career and who has demonstrated excellence in entomology over many years.

The award is named in honour of Dr Ian Mackerras, the Society’s first President and an entomologist who embodied the excellence in entomological pursuits that the award recognises.

 
     

Nominations

   
     

To nominate a person for this award, please provide the following information by 31 July of an award year:

  1. Full name and current position of the nominee.
  2. Full name(s) and contact details of the nominator(s)
  3. In no more than two pages, provide details of the nominee's contribution to entomology which you believe qualifies him/her for this prestigious award.
  4. Add details of the nominee's contribution towards the AES and entomological community in Australia generally.
  5. There is an expectation that the successful nominee will attend the next AES conference for the medal presentation and will deliver a keynote address. An abstract for the latter should accompany the nomination.
  6. Developing the keynote address into a review paper for Austral Entomology is encouraged.

Send your nomination to admin@austentsoc.org.au with it clearly marked as a Nomination for the Mackerras Medal.

Year

 

Past recipients 

     
2016   Dr Martin Steinbauer
     
2014    Prof. Tony Clarke
     
2012    Dr Michael Braby
     
2010       Professor Scott O'Neill
     
2008    Dr David Yeates
     
2004    Prof. A. Hoffmann
     
2002    Dr G.P. Fitt
     
2000    Dr P.G. Allsopp
     
1996    Dr M.P. Zalucki
     
1992    Dr E.S. Nielsen
     
1990    Dr R.A.I. Drew
     
1988    Dr T.R. New
     
1986    Dr R.W. Sutherst
     
1984   Dr J.A.L. Watson

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