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Nancy Millis Medal: Academy’s new medal honours women in science

Australian Academy of Science, has announced the establishment of the Nancy Millis Medal. This award honours the extensive contributions made to science by the late Professor Nancy Millis AC MBE FAA FTSE, and recognises her importance as a role model for women aspiring to be research leaders.

The award is open to female early - to mid-career researchers in any branch of the natural sciences. Recipients will have established an independent research program, and demonstrated exceptional leadershipfor research conducted mainly in Australia.

The deadline for the submission of nominations is 10 February 2014 and nomination details and guidelines are available on the Academy’s website.

The inaugural medal will be presented at the Academy’s annual 'Science at the Shine Dome' event in May next year when the Academy will also be celebrating its 60 year anniversary. 

Deadline for nominations is 10 February 2014.