Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture

The call for nominations are currently closed

Nominations for the 2023 award will open in early 2022

Award background and eligibility

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Nominations for this award are invited from Academy Fellows only and nominated candidates should normally be resident in Australia. Candidates may be non Fellows.

Career awards recognise achievement over a career of whatever length.

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.

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

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


(Please submit your nominations using the Nominate button found on the left of this webpage)

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


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