2015 Soil Science Australia Award Winners

Soil Science Australia Awards, Award Winners and Application Forms

Each year the Society presents Awards to recognise merit in Soil Science.  In the year of a National Conference support is provided to student members to attend the conference and enter the National Soil Judging competition.  In the year of a World Congress of Soil Science support is provided to members to attend the Congress. Applications are awarded on merit and the application process is competitive.

Applicants should use the relevant form from below, either in the Word or PDF format and email the completed form to both the Federal Secretary and Federal Office by May 31.  The details and conditions for each Award can be found using the links below the application forms.  If you have any questions regarding the award please email the Federal Secretary at secretary@soilscienceaustralia.org

Soil Science Australia Awards:  

Application form (WORD)   Application form (PDF)

Information on the Soil Science Australia Awards and Award Winners:

J.A. Prescott Medal of Soil Science

J.K. Taylor, OBE, Gold Medal in Soil Science

Australian Society of Soil Science Inc. Publication Medal 

C.G. Stephens PhD Award in Soil Science 

L.J.H. Teakle Award 

Soil Science Australia Fellowship Award:

Guidelines (PDF)      Application form (WORD)     Soil Science Australia Fellows

Soil Science Australia Conference Awards: Australian Society of Soil Science (Inc) Conference Presentation Award

Award Conditions have been reproduced from the Rules of the Australian Society of Soil Science Inc (Revised September 2013)

Soil Science Australia Honorary Membership Award

Honorary life membership is restricted to persons who have retired from active service and who have rendered eminent service to soil science and/or Soil Science Australia 

Honorary Life Member Application Forms   Word Doc     PDF

Honorary membership is restricted to visitors or special cases not covered in other membership and is determined by Federal Council.

Honorary Member Application Forms    Word Doc    PDF

List of Honorary Life Members 

Soil Science Australia Membership

The applicaction form for membership is an online form. Further information on membership can be gained via the Membership tab on the top menu and the Join Here link on the home page takes you to the online membership application form.

Student Conference Support

In 2016, student support to the 2016 Australia/New Zealand soils conference will be provided.  Students applying for support from their branch should have held membership for over twelve months. Application forms will be available in the year of the Conference.

World Congress of Soil Science Support 

In 2018 support to attend the Brazil WCSS will be provided.  Applicants applying for membership should have held membership for four years.  Application forms will be available in the year of the Congress.

In 2022 support to attend the United Kingdom WCSS will be provided. Applicants applying for membership should have held membership for four years. Application forms will be available in the year of the Congress.

Student Soil Judging Teams Support

The Society supports the National Student Soil Judging Teams.  Applicants applying for either a State or University team should be financial members of Soil Science Australia.  Application forms will be available in the year of the Conference.

 

 

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Soil Science Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that serves as the peak body for soil scientists across Australia, and seeks to advance soil science in the professional, academic and technical fields.  It is a member of the International Union of Soil Sciences

 

Awards

Visit Awards Page or download application forms below

J.A. Prescott Medal of Soil Science

J.K. Taylor, OBE, Gold Medal in Soil Science

Australian Society of Soil Science Inc Publication Medal

C.G. Stephens PhD Award in Soil Science

L.J.H Teakle Award

Contacts

 Federal Office

  PO Box 737 Prospect East 5082

 0476 450 321

 office@soilscienceaustralia.org