Members are encouraged to nominate colleagues for these awards, which recognise outstanding achievements by members of the Society.

The AustMS Medal will be awarded to a Member of the Society for distinguished research in the Mathematical Sciences, who has been conferred a PhD (or equivalent) no more than 15 years before 31st December of the year in which the Medal is awarded, or with allowable periods of career interruption. Through to 2023 nominees that are no more than 40 years of age as at 31st December of the year in which the Medal is awarded will also be accepted and the Medal Committee may waive this age limit by up to five years in cases where there have been significant interruptions to a mathematical career.

The Gavin Brown Prize will be awarded for an outstanding and innovative piece of research in the mathematical sciences published by a member or members of the Society. The award will be for a single article, monograph, or book, consisting of original research, and published in the 9 calendar years 2010 to 2018.

The George Szekeres Medal is awarded for outstanding research achievement for work done substantially in Australia. It is awarded only in even numbered years.

More details about the awards and the nomination process can be found at and on pages 66 to 71 of the March Gazette at