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AMMS recognises outstanding contributions to the Australian microscopy community through Service awards.

Please email nominations to the AMMS Secretary. Financial members of the society, other than serving members of the National Executive and Service Awards Committee shall be eligible for nomination for a Service Award by at least two other financial members. Award application deadlines are aligned with conference deadlines. For conference key dates see our AMMS News web page or the relevant conference website.

APPLICANTS FOR ALL AWARDS MUST BE FINANCIAL MEMBERS OF AMMS.

Service Awards

The Distinguished Service Award

The organisation's highest award for services and contributions.

Criteria

  • Outstanding* membership for a minimum of ten years of formal committees of the society, here defined to include: state representation, formally affiliated state society and national committee membership of a national subgroup of the society.
  • Outstanding contribution of a minimum of ten years to the organisation and/or conduct of society activities including conferences and meetings.
  • Outstanding contributions and service for a minimum of ten years to the Australian microscopy community and/or society. Any combination of the above for a minimum of ten years.
* “OUTSTANDING” IS HERE CONSIDERED TO REPRESENT ACTIVITY BEYOND THE USUAL OR NORMAL RESPONSIBILITY OF AN OFFICE OR POSITION AND WILL BE JUDGED AT THE ¬†DISCRETION OF THE AMMS AWARDS COMMITTEE.
Life Membership Of The Society

Recognition of services provided to the society over a prolonged period.

Criteria

  • As for the Distinguished Service Award but for a minimum of twenty years together with a record of prolonged leadership within the society and/or the Australian microscopy community.

Financial members of the society, other than serving members of the National Executive and Service Awards Committee shall be eligible for nomination for a Service Award by at least two other financial members of the society. Nominations will be treated in confidence.

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