Peter Goldacre was an enthusiastic researcher who was held in great respect by his peers. His tragic death in 1960 from stomach cancer at age 34 shocked and saddened all his friends and colleagues. The Goldacre Medal was established as a lasting tribute to his contributions in plant physiology, and as an encouragement to young researchers. A short biography of Peter Goldacre can be found here. A call is made for applications each year. This award carries a $2000 cash prize and a medal. An ASPS member may apply for the Award or be nominated by another member

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