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Awards

Presented at the Annual NZSSS Conference

Distinguished Awards

The NZSSS endeavours to recognise and promote excellence in New Zealand soil science through annual awards. Nominations can be made to NZSSS council officers, or in the case of students, through their supervisors. The awards are managed by the NZSSS’s awards convener.

Norman Taylor Memorial Lecture

Annual Award

Awarded by the President in recognition of outstanding contributions to soil science in New Zealand

Fertiliser Association Award 2019

Was Bert Quin Award 2014
Was Summit Quinphos Bursary (renamed Altum Award 2012)

An annual NZSSS award

L.C. Blakemore Award

Biennial Award

Awarded every second year for outstanding performance in soil science technical support

M.L. Leamy Award

Biennial Award

Awarded every second year to the author of the most meritorious contribution to soil science published in the last three years

Fellows of the NZ Society of Soil Science

NZSSS Fellows

The NZSSS highest award conferred for distinction either in research, technology, teaching, extension or the advancement of science

Life Members of the NZ Society of Soil Science

NZSSS Life Members

A list of NZSSS life members

L.I. Grange Medal

Biennial Award

Awarded every second year for extraordinary contribution to the promotion or advocacy of soil science

Student Awards

 

Student Award nominations will be made by student supervisors directly to the NZSSS awards convener. There is also an opportunity for financial support for international exchanges.

Morice Fieldes Memorial Award for PhD Thesis

Annual Award

Awarded for the PhD thesis of exceptional merit from those nominated by university departments undertaking soil science work

Sir Theodore Rigg Award for Masterate Thesis

Annual Award

Awarded for the masterate thesis of exceptional merit from those nominated by university departments undertaking soil science work

T.W. Walker Prizes

Annual Award

Awarded to the best student oral and paper presentations at the Society’s conferences

Undergraduate Prizes

Annual Award

NZSSS undergraduate awards

America/NZ Soil Science Professional Exchange Award

Travel Grant

The America/New Zealand Soil Science Professional Exchange encourages bi-directional sabbaticals between scientists in the U.S. and New Zealand to foster enhanced cooperative soil science research

Historical Awards

 

Historical records of past awards of the New Zealand Society of Soil Science.

President’s Invitation Lecture

Historical Award

NZSSS Postgraduate Awards

Historical Award