The AINSE Gold Medal is awarded for excellence in research, based on publications over the last five years which acknowledge AINSE support. The AINSE Gold Medal may be awarded jointly to collaborating researchers and one medal is reserved for graduate students, including those who have recently completed their PhD projects. Nominees for awards are submitted to the AINSE Council by the Specialist Committees for consideration at the December meeting each year. Awards are usually presented in the following May at the time of the Council meeting, and at the presentation of the medal, Gold Medallists give an address on their research.
Nominations should be sent to the Scientific Secretary at AINSE before the 15th September
The AINSE Council may award an AINSE Gold Medal for excellence in research according to the following criteria:
- The award shall be open to members and former members of the academic, scientific or technical staff of member institutions of AINSE, including post-doctoral research fellows, research assistants and students.
- Up to four AINSE medals may be awarded each year, of which one medal is reserved for graduate students, including those who have recently completed their projects.
- The AINSE Gold medal may be awarded jointly to collaborating researchers.
- The AINSE Gold medal shall be awarded for research excellence, including publications with emphasis on recent work which acknowledges AINSE.
- Nominations should be made to the Scientific Secretary of AINSE before 15 September by a member of the staff or member institution of AINSE and should include a short citation of achievement together with a list of appropriate publications and one copy of each publication.
- Nominations shall be assessed by the appropriate AINSE Specialist Committee, who shall advise the Executive Committee, which shall make recommendations for the award of AINSE Gold Medals to the last AINSE Council Meeting of the calendar year.
AINSE Gold Medal Awards
|2018||Dr Lydia Mackenzie, The University of Queensland (Student)||May 2019|
|2015||Professor Ian Gentle, The University of Queensland||Dec 2016|
|2015||Professor George Collins, Swinburne University of Technology||Dec 2016|
|2015||Dr Emily Reynolds, The University of Sydney (Student)||Dec 2016|
|2014||Dr David Cortie, University of Wollongong (Student)||2014|
|2014||Dr Nisa Salim, Deakin University (Student)||2014|
|2014||Dr Robert Hayes, The University of Newcastle (Student)||2014|
|2013||Dr Joel Pedro, University of Tasmania (Student)||2013|
|2013||Dr Arthur Smith, The University of Queensland (Student)||2013|
|2012||Ms Kateryna Bazaka, James Cook University (Student)||May 2012|
|2011||Mr Mark Paskevicius, Curtin University (Student)||May 2011|
|2010||Mr Sharth Sriram, RMIT University (Student)||May 2010|
|2009||Mr Paul Saines||Jun 2009|
|2007||Professor Stewart Campbell, University of New South Wales||Dec 2007|
|2007||Mr Andrew Wroe, University of Wollongong (Student)||Apr 2008|
|2006||Mr John Daniels, Monash University (Student)||Dec 2007|
|2005||Dr Shane Kennedy, Bragg Institute, ANSTO||Dec 2005|
|2004||Mr Gianluca Paglia, Curtin University of Technology (Student)||Dec 2004|
|2003||A/Professor Brendan Kennedy, The University of Sydney||May 2003|
|2003||Mr Iwan Cornelius, University of Wollongong (Student)||Dec 2004|
|1999||Professor Jim Camakaris, The University of Melbourne||May 2000|
|1999||Mr Darren Goossens, Monash University (Student)||May 2000|
|1998||Prof Ian McDougall, The Australian National University||May 1999|
|1998||Mr Ismundar, The University of Sydney (Student)||May 1999|
|1997||Dr Trevor Hicks, Reader in Physics at Monash University||May 1998|
|1997||Ms Katrina Frankcombe, University of Tasmania (Student)||May 1998|
|1996||La Trobe University Fission Track Research Group led by Prof Andrew Gleadow||May 1997|
|1996||Mr Jarrod Martin, The University of New South Wales (Student)||May 1997|
|1995||Dr David Hill, Dr Peter Pomery, the late Professor James O’Donnell, The University of Queensland||May 1996|
|1995||Mr Scott Walker, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Student)||May 1996|
|1994||Professor Len Lindoy, James Cook University||Dec 1995|
|1994||Mr Xing Sheng Li, Curtin University (Student)||Dec 1995|
|1993||Professor Don Napper and Professor Bob Gilbert, The University of Sydney||Nov 1994|
|1992||Professor Syd Haydon, University of New England||Nov 1993|