HIS Gold Medal

The HIS Gold Medal was awarded to members who have made a significant contribution to the Society.

Recipients

  • Professor Edward Lowbury (President 1980 - 1984) 
  • Professor Graham Ayliffe (Chair 1980 - 1984, President 1988 - 1994)
  • Professor A M (Mike) Emmerson (Chair 1990 - 1993, President 2002 - 2006)
  • Professor S W B (Bill) Newsom (President 1998 - 2002) pictured receiving the award in 2013
  • Dr David Shanson (Secretary 1980 -1983, Chair 1984 - 1987)

The final award was bestowed upon Dr David Shanson in 2020 - the Society's 40th anniversary.  HIS Council recognised Dr Shanson's pivotal role in founding and developing the Society and his committed and longstanding contribution to the Society, including the generosity with which Dr Shanson shared his time and expertise in supporting the planned 40th anniversary celebrations and the production of the Society's history book.