Awards

The SAGS Awards

As part of the South African Genetics Society’s mandate to promote Genetics, as a discipline, the Society gives recognition to deserving students, academics, researchers and practitioners within the field, through awards of excellence. These awards take the following forms:

  1. Hofmeyr-Van Schaik Medal (Bronze): to the most distinguished fourth year student in Genetics at representative universities.
  2. Hofmeyr-Van Schaik Medal (Silver): to a distinguished early career academic (or other professional), usually under the age of 40 years, for excellence in research, teaching and/or professional practice in Genetics.
  3. Hofmeyr-Van Schaik Medal (Gold): to a distinguished established academic (or other professional) for excellence in research, teaching and/or professional practice in Genetics.
  4. SAGS Fellowship Award: to a member of the Society that has demonstrated excellence in Genetics and exceptional service to the Society.

The Hofmeyr-Van Schaik Medal (Bronze) is awarded annually at the various representative universities on the recommendation of the respective university panels. Currently, the following Universities hold the privilege:

  • Stellenbosch University
  • University of the Free State
  • University of KwaZulu Natal
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of the Witwatersrand

The President on behalf of Council has the pleasure to invite nominations for the following awards, to coincide with biennial conference of the South African Genetics Society

  1. Hofmeyr-Van Schaik Medal (Silver)
  2. Hofmeyr-Van Schaik Medal (Gold)
  3. SAGS Fellowship Award
Nominations are to be sent to the Secretary (secretarysags@gmail.com) on the required templates.

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