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Award Clarke Medal (1878 - )

From
1878
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Alternative Names
  • W. B. Clarke Medal
Website
https://royalsoc.org.au/awards/clarke-medal
Location
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Summary

The Clarke Medal is awarded annually by the Royal Society of New South Wales to recognise distinguished research in the natural sciences undertaken in Australia or its territories, with contributions in botany, geology and zoology being considered in rotation. Notification of the first award, that for 1878, was made in 1880. William Branwhite Clarke was the first Vice-President of the Society and one of Australia's most eminent nineteenth-century geologists.

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