Macfarlane Burnet Medal and Lecture

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Award background and eligibility

The Macfarlane Burnet Medal and Lecture recognises scientific research of the highest standing in the biological sciences. It is a career award that commemorates the contributions to science by Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet  500 Internal Server Error

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Career awards recognise achievement over a career of whatever length.

Referee reports are not required as part of the nomination process for this award.

This award is open to nominations for candidates from all genders. The Australian Academy of Science encourages nominations of female candidates and of candidates from a broad geographical distribution.


If you need more information, please contact the Awards Officer at or phone +61 (0)2 6201 9407.

NB: To be eligible for nomination an appropriate period of time should elapse following the receipt of any other Academy award.


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