ANZIAM: The 2021 JH Michell Medal — Call for nominations

30 Sept 2020

ANZIAM logoIn honour of John Henry Michell, ANZIAM, a Division of the Australian Mathematical Society, has instituted an award for outstanding new researchers.

At most one award will be made annually, but only to a candidate of sufficient merit. No person can receive more than one such award. The selection criteria for the award are:

  1. The researcher must have carried out distinguished research in applied and/or industrial mathematics, where a significant proportion of the research work has been carried out in Australia and/or New Zealand; AND
  2. On 1 January in the year in which the AWARD is made, the recipient will be within the equivalent of the first ten years of their research-related career*, following the conferral of a PhD**; AND
  3. The researcher must have been a member of ANZIAM for at least the** three calendar years preceding the year in which the AWARD is made. Backdating of membership is not acceptable.


* Allowing for significant interruptions to research development, for example, parental duties, illness, career change. 

** Any exceptional circumstances should be forwarded to the Executive Committee to assess eligibility.


Nominations for the AWARD can be made by any member of ANZIAM other than the nominee. A nomination should consist of a brief CV of the nominee together with the nominee’s list of publications and no more than a one page resumé of the significance of the nominee’s work. Nominations should be forwarded in confidence, electronically in PDF format, to the Chair of the Selection Panel, Dr Alys Clark ( by 1 November 2020

Further details of the application process and the award criteria are on the ANZIAM website: