Promoting the role of Physics in research, education, industry and the community
The award recognises outstanding leadership by a physicist in academia, industry or government who has inspired or mentored early career physicists and/or developed more equitable workplaces in Australia.
The biennial award consists of a medal, a certificate, one year membership of the AIP. The award will be presented to the winner at the AIP Congress in the year of the award.
Completion of the Women in Leadership Medal nomination form. This nomination form requires the nominee to provide:
· A synopsis of the applicant’s contributions to leadership, mentorship, support to equitable workplaces and the support of early career physicists consisting of a one sentence citation capturing the contributions.
· A longer citation (no more than 300 words) that briefly summarises the nominee’s contributions in relation to the award application. This is to be written for a scientifically literate lay person. This will be used for promotion/certificates if the nominee is successful.
· A current CV.
· The names and contact details of three referees.
Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of:
Nominations close: 1 May in the nomination year.
Submissions should be emailed to the AIP Awards Coordinator.
Only one Medal will be awarded in each round.