Call for 2017 Silver Jubilee Medal Nominations

You are invited to submit nominations for the Silver Jubilee Medal for 2017.

Nominations must reach the SAIP secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before the closing date on Friday 28 April 2017 at 23h59.

Please take note of the following regarding the nominations as outlined in the Bylaws of the SAIP.

1.    The award shall be made for the outstanding achievements by an early career physicist in any of the following facets of any branch of Physics: research, education, technology and industrial development.  Awards shall be made to persons who are less than 35 years old on the closing date for the receipt of nominations. Allowance for career interruptions may be made for a maximum of eight additional years.;

2.    All Voting members shall be invited to nominate physicists for the award.  The submission shall consist of a full Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, accompanied by a substantial motivation that must describe the fields of activity in Physics in which the nominee has excelled, what his/her actual contributions are and the standards by which these contributions have been measured. Nominees must have been normally resident in South Africa up to the closing date set by the Council for the receipt of nominations.  Only work done by a South African citizen or South African resident shall be considered for this award.  The work must have been done in South Africa or during a temporary visit abroad.

Contact me if you have any further queries.

Yours sincerely

Prof Makaiko Chithambo -

Honorary Secretary SAIP




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