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Medal - Clunies Ross National Science & Technology Award, Australia, 2001 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42201

Summary:
Clunies Ross National Science and Technology Award presented to Dr Phillip G. Law in 2001.
Dr Phillip Law AC CBE won this 'Lifetime Contribution Award' in 2001 for his contribution over half a century to Australia's exploration of, and understanding of, Antarctica. First awarded in 1991, the Clunies Ross Award is given by the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering to exceptional people who have shown outstanding personal commitment over an extended period of time to successful innovation involving the application of science and technology for the benefit of Australia. Recipients must show outstanding commitment and have made a major contribution to the application of science and technology in Australia. Award recipients are presented with a 10-ounce silver medal with the head of Sir Ian Clunies Ross on one side and his favourite bird, the brolga, on the reverse. The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering Clunies Ross Foundation was established to honour the name of esteemed parasitologist and veterinary scientist Clunies Ross and continue his work. The Foundation's mission is 'to advance science, its communication and application to best benefit a developing Australia and the challenges of our global environment'.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, 2002
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: Numismatics

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Tagged with: sciences
Themes this item is part of: Antarctica Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Ian Clunies Ross, Parasitologist & Veterinary Scientist (1899-1959), Ship History - HMAS Wyatt Earp
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: natural sciences
DateEra: 2001 AD
Shape: round
Issued By: Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering, Australia, 2001
Awarded To: Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, Canterbury, Victoria, Australia, 2001
Person Commemorated: Sir Ian Clunies Ross

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