Awards & Winners

Clarke Medal

Clarke Medal

The Clarke Medal is awarded by the Royal Society of New South Wales, the oldest learned society in Australia and in the Southern Hemisphere, for distinguished work in the Natural sciences . Named in honour of the Reverend William Branwhite Clarke, one of the founders of the Society. The medal was to be "awarded for meritorious contributions to Geology, Mineralogy and Natural History of Australasia, to be open to men of science, whether resident in Australasia or elsewhere". The Medal is now awarded annually for distinguished work in the Natural Sciences done in the Australian Commonwealth and its territories. Each discipline is considered every three years.
Date Established : 1878

Check all the winners of Clarke Medal presented under Clarke Medal since 1878 .


Marilyn Renfree

(Zoology)

Byron Lamont

(Botany)

Kenton Campbell

(Geology)

Winston Ponder

(Zoology)

Bradley Potts

(Botany)

Anthony Hulbert

(Zoology)

Mark Westoby

(Botany)

Ian Plimer

(Geology)

Robert Hill

(Botany)

Sarah Elizabeth Smith

(Agriculture)

Richard Shine

(Zoology)

Klaus Rohde

(Zoology)

Gordon C. Grigg

(Zoology)

Ted Ringwood

(Geology)

Shirley Winifred Jeffrey

(Biology/Botany)

John Roberts

(Geology)

David J. Groves

(Geology)

Mike Archer

(Palaeontology)

Keith Crook

(Geology)

J.N. Jennings

(Geography)

Marshall Hatch

(Botany. For distinguished work in the natural sciences.)

Haddon King

(Geology)

Dorothy Hill

(Geology)

Germaine Joplin

(Geology)

Horace Waring

(Zoology)

Tom Iredale

(Zoology)

Irene Crespin

(Geology)

Herman Rupp

(Botany)

Arthur Bache Walkom

(Palaeobotany)

Carl Süssmilch

(Geology)

Douglas Mawson

(Geology)

Frederick Chapman

(Palaeontology)

Robert John Tillyard

(Entomology)

Charles Hedley

(Biology)

Joseph Maiden

(Botany)

Walter Baldwin Spencer

(Anthropology)

Leonard Rodway

(Botany)

Edgeworth David

(Zoology)

Arthur Smith Woodward

(Palaeontology)

Alfred William Howitt

(Anthropology)

Edward John Eyre

(Exploration)

John Murray

(Oceanography)

Robert Etheridge, Junior

(Palaeontology)

Ralph Tate

(Botany and Geology)

George Bennett

(Zoology.For his valuable contributions to the natural history of Australia.)

Julian Tenison-Woods

(Geology.For distinguished contribution to Natural Science.)

James Hector

(Geology)

Frederick McCoy

(Palaeontology)

Thomas Huxley

(Palaeontology)

George Bentham

(Botany)

Richard Owen

(Zoology)