All corporate members are invited to nominate candidates for the following:
The South African Gold Medal for Botany
The medal is the premier award for Botany in South Africa and will be awarded on the grounds of outstanding research in Botany, Plant Sciences or related disciplines and contributions to the advancement of Botany, Plant Sciences or related disciplines. The medal will only be awarded to outstanding candidates.
The SAAB Silver Medal for Botany
The medal will be awarded on the grounds of outstanding research and/or other contributions to the advancement of Botany, Plant Sciences or related disciplines in South Africa.
The SAAB Certificate of Merit
The certificate will be awarded for outstanding contributions in the scientific, technical, artistic, educational or any other botanically allied field, made by persons not in possession of a university degree in Botany, Plant Sciences or related disciplines.
Nominations: The Curriculum Vitae of the proposed candidate must be submitted, together with a complete list of publications and an evaluation of the candidate’s scientific contribution to Botany, Plant Sciences or related disciplines.
Please refer to the SAAB constitution for further information.
Nominations must reach the secretary by email (SAABsecretary@gmail.com) by 31 August 2018.
These awards will be presented at an awards ceremony in January 2019.
Anche Louw (SAAB Executive Secretary), 29 August 2018