The Gold Medal Award is the premier acknowledgement for outstanding botanical research and contributions to the advancement of botany in South Africa offered by SAAB. It is awarded only in exceptional circumstances to outstanding candidates. See SAAB Award Recipients since 1972 (Click here).

Guidelines for nominations

Nominations for these awards can be made by any SAAB member by 31 August of each year to the SAAB president. Awards are decided by the SAAB Council and are presented at the annual conference AGM dinner. A curriculum vitae of the proposed candidate must be submitted, as

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