ASM Honorary Life Membership
Honorary Life status is the highest membership recognition given by the Society and carries with it all the rights and privileges of a Member or Fellow together with exemption from payment of the annual membership subscription.
Nominees must be members of the ASM
A person shall not be considered for election as an Honorary Life Member unless the following information is provided:
- a nomination signed by (one) 1 proposer, (one) 1 seconder and 5 other signatories each of whom shall be a Member or Fellow of the Society
- a complete curriculum vitae together with a condensed summary and photograph suitable for publication in Microbiology Australia
- a statement summarising the nominee's major contributions to the discipline and/or practice of microbiology to the Society or to both, together with information attesting to the high personal and professional standards of conduct of the candidate
- a bibliography of scientific publication and/or contributions to the relevant area of microbiology
Conditions of the Award
National Council may elect a person as a Honorary Life Member who, in its opinion, has rendered distinguished service to the science of microbiology to the Society or both.
No more than 3 Honorary Life Members shall be elected in any one year.
All nominations will be reviewed and assessed by the Executive. National Council shall consider this recommendations usually at the second Council's meeting in the year.
Closing date for nominations: 30 June of any year
Australian Society for Microbiology
9/397 Smith Street
Acknowledgement: An acknowledgement will be emailed within 5 business days of receiving your application - if this has not been received, please contact the ASM National Office - Tel: 1300 656 423
Previous Award Winners
|2004||D Groot Obbink||NSW|
K C Marshall
E G Westaway
|1989||G N Cooper
F W E Gibson
D I Annear
|1987||W G Murrell
B C Rankine
V B D Skerman
|1985||G C Simmons||QLD|
|1983||S F Dixon||SA|
A A Ferris
|1975||F J Fenner||ACT|
|1973||J M Vincent||NSW|
P M Rountree
|1970||F M Burne