Awards and Prizes

An aim of the Royal Society is to encourage and assist science practitioners, especially young scientists, and to recognize excellence in achievement. To do this, we offer a number of prestigious awards and prizes.

RSV medal phil law young scientists

RSV Medal for Excellence in Scientific Research

Dr Phillip Law AC Post-Doctoral Award

Young Scientist Research Prizes

Award of a Silver Medal for excellence in scientific research, in one of  four categories, rotating from year to year. Our most prestigious award, presented annually by the Governor of Victoria.
Annual award of $3000 for post-doctoral candidates in the area of Physical Sciences. Four prizes of $1000, awarded annually to doctoral candidates in each of four areas: Biomedical & Health Sciences,  Biological Sciences (Non-human), Physical Sciences and Earth Sciences.

Past Medallists

Past Awardees

Past Prize Winners