Queensland Museum Medal

First awarded in 1987, the Queensland Museum Medals are recognition of outstanding achievement in one or more fields of interest of the Museum. The Queensland Museum Medal has been awarded to some of Australia’s foremost scientists, conservationists, naturalists and community leaders.

2017 Queensland Museum Medal

The Queensland Museum Medal is awarded by the Board of the Queensland Museum to acknowledge the outstanding achievements and major contributions by individuals in a field relevant to the Queensland Museum. This includes excellence in research, collections, community projects, partnerships and engagement, or other work carried out for the benefit of the Queensland Museum.

Nominations will be subjected to rigorous consideration, based on the following assessment criteria (equally weighted):

  1. Contribution to the Queensland Museum Network
  2. Excellence in their field
  3. Impact in the wider community

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Nominations for the 2017 Queensland Museum Medal open on May 18 2017. Successful nominee and nominators will be advised in August 2017.