Soil Science Australia may honour up to three members each year as new fellows. The honour is conferred for exceptional achievement and distinction in any or all of the following areas related to soils: research, technology, teaching, extension and or/the advancement of soil science. The nominee must be an active financial Ordinary or Honorary Life member of Soil Science Australia.
Nominations must be submitted via the online application form.
The nomination must include:
- a proposer, a seconder and five supporters, all of whom are financial members of Soil Science Australia
- a nomination statement up to 1000 words stating why the nominee is worthy of receiving a Fellowship where applicable, up to five of the nominees most significant publications or other works
- the nominee’s curriculum vitae
- names of at least three referees who can be contacted to provide a written report as to the standing and reputation of the nominee in the profession of soil science.
Announcement of Fellows
Fellowships are announced by the Federal President or proxy at each Soil Science Australia national conference or another event determined by the Federal Council.
Soil Science Australia Fellows
|2014||Professor Pichhu Rengasamy SA|
|2015||Professor Alexander McBratney NSW|
|2015||Professor Deli Chen VIC|
|2016||Emeritus Professor Lynette Abbott WA|
|2016||The Late Professor Steven Raine QLD|
|2016||Professor Neal Menzies NSW|
|2017||Professor Michael McLaughlan SA|
|2017||Professor Balwant Singh NSW|
|2018||Professor Caixian Tang VIC|
|2018||Dr Melissa Salt CPSS SA|