The NSA Fellowship is awarded to an NSA member who:
- has made contributions of special merit to the scientific study of nutrition and/or its applications to animals and humans
- has been a financial member of the Society for the five years prior to nomination.
Nominations for the award must be made by the Council or by Regional Group Committees. Each nomination must be emailed to the Nutrition Society of Australia at firstname.lastname@example.org as an attachment with the subject line: NSA Medal Nomination 2019 – [name of nominee].
The nomination must be accompanied by:
- appropriate documentation (one page documenting the basis for the nomination together with the nominee’s brief curriculum vitae and list of publications)
- the nominee’s statement about the impact of his/her work on the relevant area of nutrition
- contact details of a referee (whose opinion will be sought only on the advice of the Awards Committee)
- a statement by the nominee of his/her availability to attend and present at the ASM.
The award is presented at the Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) by the President of the Society (or his/her nominee). The award consists of a certificate and a number of benefits in relation to that ASM, including a return economy airfare, accommodation for one night, free registration and free conference dinner. The new Fellow must present a plenary lecture at the ASM.
The new Fellow must be available, if invited, to:
- speak at Regional Group meetings
- present a national webinar for NSA members.
Fellows of the Society are exempt from paying membership fees for the rest of their lives. Names of Fellows are published in each issue of the Proceedings.
Katrine Baghurst *
Graham John Faichney
Robert A Gibson
Mark L Wahlqvist
Andrew J Sinclair
Ivor Eustace Dreosti*
Arthur Stewart Truswell
Paul John Nestel
Richard Miln Smith*
Ernest Frank Annison
Basil Stuart Hetzel*
Michael Vincent Tracey*
Reginald John Moir
Ian Wilbur McDonald*
Eric John Underwood*
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