Marsden Medal

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The Marsden Medal is a yearly award given by the New Zealand Association of Scientists. It honours "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.

Recipients[edit]

Year Recipient Institution Reference
1974 Lucy Moore DSIR [2]
1997 Jennifer Hartley AgResearch [3]
1998 Rodger Sparks Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences [3]
1999 Graeme Wake University of Canterbury [3]
2000 David Penny Massey University [3]
2001 Ian Speden Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences [3]
2002 Howard Wearing HortResearch [3]
2003 Roger Green University of Auckland [3]
2004 Peter Barrett Victoria University of Wellington [3]
2005 Kevin Tate Landcare Research [4]
2006 Tim Haskell Industrial Research Limited [5]
2007 Ailsa Goulding University of Otago [6]
2008 Yeap Foo Industrial Research Limited [7]
2009 Fred Davey Geological and Nuclear Sciences [8]
2010 Brian Robinson University of Otago [9]
2011 Geoffrey B. Jameson Massey University [10]
2012 Lionel Carter Victoria University of Wellington [11]
2013 Barry Scott Massey University [12]
2014 Mick Clout
Keith Hunter
University of Auckland
University of Otago
[13][14]
2015 Mike Andrews Industrial Research Limited [3]
2016 Margaret Brimble University of Auckland [15]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Morton, John. "Lucy Beatrice Moore". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Marsden Medal". New Zealand Association of Scientists. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  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. ^ "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. 
  8. ^ "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. 
  9. ^ "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. 
  10. ^ "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. 
  11. ^ "2012 awards". New Zealand Association of Scientists. 
  12. ^ "2013 awards". New Zealand Association of Scientists. 
  13. ^ "2014 awards". New Zealand Association of Scientists. 
  14. ^ Gibb, John (13 November 2014). "Otago scientist receives Marsden Medal". Otago Daily Times. 
  15. ^ Morton, Jamie (8 September 2016). "Medal for top NZ chemistry researcher". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 9 September 2016.