The New Zealand Association of Scientists makes the following annual awards:

to encourage public appreciation of scientific objectives, methods and achievements. Follow the links for more information on the intent and the recipients of these medals and awards.

An extensive list of past award winners from 1951 (including discontinued awards) can be found here.

Applications for 2016 awards

All interested applicants should apply directly for the relevant award, rather than seek a nomination for their application. Applications are now sought for the 2016 Marsden Medal, Shorland Medal, Research Medal, and the Science Communicator Medal. To be considered for an award in 2016, applications must be received by 31 May 2016. Full information on making an application is available here.