Presented at the Annual NZSSS Conference
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.
Fellows of the NZ Society of Soil Science
The NZSSS highest award conferred for distinction either in research, technology, teaching, extension or the advancement of science
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
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
Awarded for the masterate thesis of exceptional merit from those nominated by university departments undertaking soil science work
America/NZ Soil Science Professional Exchange Award
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 records of past awards of the New Zealand Society of Soil Science.