Marsden Medal

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The Marsden Medal is a yearly award given by the New Zealand Association of Scientists. It honors "a lifetime of outstanding service to the cause or profession of science, in recognition of service rendered to the cause or profession of science in the widest connotation of the phrase."[1] It rivals the Rutherford Medal from the Royal Society of New Zealand.

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  1. ^ "Marsden Medal". scientists.org.nz. 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011. "The Marsden Medal is awarded for a lifetime of outstanding service to the cause or profession of science, in recognition of service rendered to the cause or profession of science in the widest connotation of the phrase." 
  2. ^ "2011 awards". scientists.org.nz. 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011. "The New Zealand Association of Scientists Marsden Medal for 2011 is awarded to Professor Geoffrey B. Jameson in recognition of his sustained record of leadership and service to New Zealand science and his outstanding contribution to the chemical sciences." 
  3. ^ "Chemist awarded Marsden Medal". odt.co.nz. 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2011. "University of Otago senior scientist Emeritus Prof Brian Robinson has been awarded a Marsden Medal by the New Zealand Association of Scientists." 
  4. ^ "Ian Shaw, Peter Gluckman at the NZAS science awards". sciencemediacentre.co.nz. 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2011. "The Marsden Medal for 2009 is awarded to Dr F J Davey FRSNZ, Researcher Emeritus, Geological and Nuclear Sciences." 
  5. ^ "It's only natural". irl.cri.nz. 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2011. "And in recognition of his many achievements over an illustrious career that began at IRL’s predecessor, the DSIR, in 1971, he was presented with the Royal Society of New Zealand Science and Technology medal in 1998 and the Marsden Medal by the New Zealand Association of Scientists in 2008." 
  6. ^ "Professor Ailsa Goulding, Medicine Section, Dunedin School of Medicine, New Zealand". dnmeds.otago.ac.nz. 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2011. "The New Zealand Association of Scientists' Marsden Medal is awarded to recognise people who have made an outstanding contribution to the cause or profession of science in New Zealand. The recipient of the medal for 2007 is Professor Ailsa Goulding, Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Otago, Dunedin for her sustained leadership and personal contribution to research on bone density, osteoporosis, and the role of obesity and nutrition in children's health." 
  7. ^ "Radio New Zealand : Our Changing World : Thursday 27 January 2011". radionz.co.nz. 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2011. "Tim Haskell is a Distinguished Scientist at IRL, and recipient of the 2006 New Zealand Association of Scientist's Marsden Medal and the 2008 Antarctic medal. In 2009 a significant Antarctic strait lying under the permanent McMurdo Ice Shelf, about as wide as Cook Strait and up to 900 metres deep in places, was named Haskell Strait in his honour." 
  8. ^ "Media release: Landcare Research scientist awarded Marsden Medal". landcareresearch.co.nz. 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2011. "New Zealand Association of Scientists’ Marsden Medal is awarded to recognise scientists who have made an outstanding contribution to the cause or profession of science in New Zealand. The recipient of this medal for 2005 is Dr Kevin Tate of Landcare Research, Palmerston North."