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President's Medal


The President's Medal is a mid-career award awarded by Council to a palaeontologist in recognition of outstanding contributions in his/her earlier career, coupled with an expectation that they are not too old to contribute significantly to the subject in their further work.

Nominations are invited by 1 March each year, supported by a single sheet of details on the candidate's career, and further supported by a brief statement from a seconder. A list of 10 principal publications should accompany the nomination. The Council will reserve the right to not make an award in any one year.The Medal is presented at the Annual Meeting.

Nominations should be submitted by email to the secretary (secretary@palass.org). The career summary, statement of support and publication lists should be attached in MS Word or PDF format.

Previous recipients of the President's Medal:

    2012 - Harry Dowsett
    2011 - Greg Edgecombe
    2010 - Nicholas Butterfield
    2009 - Kevin Peterson
    2008 - Paul Upchurch



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