AARES Honours

 

AARES Awards

Honorary Awards

Distinguished Life Members

This award recognises members of AARES who have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of agricultural and resource economics through extraordinary service to the administration and advancement of AARES, extraordinary service to the community more generally, or the achievement of some other great distinction in agricultural and resource economics.

  • Life membership to AARES
  • Complimentary conference registration, 1 night's accommodation and 2 tickets to the Awards Dinner

Criteria for this honour.

  1. The person must be alive at the time of the nomination and
  2. Either option a) or b) below:
  1. An outstanding service contribution, which greatly enhances the operation and/or development of AARES.The person must have been a member of AARES for at least 10 years, not necessarily continuously or currently.
  2. A sustained and distinguished contribution to the community through policy, administration, extension, business, or public service in Australasia. The contribution(s) must be in a field relevant to AARES, including agricultural economics, environmental economics, food economics, resource economics or agribusiness.

The frequency of Distinguished Life Member awards is not fixed, but is expected to be around one every two to three years. 

Distinguished Fellows

This award recognises members who, throughout their career, have made distinguished contributions to the advancement of agricultural and resource economics through research, teaching, extension, administration, business, or public service. 

  • Notice of award published in AJARE
  • Complimentary conference registration, 1 night's accommodation and 2 tickets to the Awards Dinner

Criteria for this honour. Note: all four criteria must be met.

  1. A sustained and distinguished contribution to at least one of the following: research, teaching, research-based policy development, and/or leadership of outstanding research or teaching programs. The contribution(s) must be in a field relevant to AARES, including agricultural economics, environmental economics, food economics, resource economics or agribusiness.
  2. A significant contribution to the operation and/or development of AARES.
  3. The person must have been a member of AARES for at least 10 years, not necessarily continuously or currently.
  4. The person must be alive at the time of the nomination.

The frequency of Distinguished Fellow awards is not fixed, but is expected to be around one to two per year.

Distinguished Fellows Lectureship Fund

This recognises outstanding agricultural and natural resource economists who have made strong applied research and/or policy contributions on important topics, desirably in a field of interest to the Distinguished Fellow being honoured.

  • Airfares, registration, meals, accommodation and incidentals to attend the Annual Conference (up to a maximum value of $6,000)