The award is open to all those who are not professionally employed within palaeontology but who have made an outstanding contribution to the subject. Such contributions may range from the compilation of fossil collections, and their care and conservation, to published studies in recognised journals.
The candidate must be nominated by at least one member of the Association. Nominations should comprise a short statement (up to one page of A4) outlining the candidate's principal achievements, as well as one or more letters of support. Members putting forward candidates should also be prepared, if requested, to write an illustrated profile in support of their nominee for inclusion in the Newsletter.
Nominations should be attached in MS Word or PDF format and should include the full contact details of the candidate.
Nominations should be sent to email@example.com by the 31st of March.
The award comprises a cash prize of £200 plus a framed scroll.
The Award is presented at the Annual Meeting.
Previous recipients of the Anning Award:
||Dr Hans Hess (Basel, Switzerland)
||M. J. Newman
||J. S. H. Collins