Nominations Now Open

Closing 20th July

2020 Kudos Awards Annual Gala Dinner

Thursday 10th September, 6pm

Claudelands Event Centre, Hamilton

Tickets on sale soon


The Kudos Award recognise 8 categories of science excellence for 2020. These will apply broadly to all science disciplines and sectors including, primary industries, medical, engineering, environmental and education.


New Announcements for the Kudos Awards 2020

  • Nominations are extended to include all scientists, lab technicians and educators residing in the Greater Waikato region including the Bay of Plenty area.
  • New Categories include, Hamilton City Council Primary Industries Award and the University of Waikato Vision Mātauranga Science Award
  • Multiple entry is permitted
WINTEC Secondary Science Teacher/Educator Award
Hill Laboratories Lab Technologist Award
Hamilton City Council Primary Industries Award
University of Waikato Vision Mātauranga Science Award
Datamars Engineering Science Award
Waikato Regional Council Environmental Science Award
Waikato DHB Medical Science Award
The Kudos Lifetime Achievement Award

Judging Panel

Our panel of expert judges will review each entry to decide up to three finalists for each category. They will select the category winner from these three finalists. Each panel consists of 1 judge convener and 2-3 expert panelists. Judges are appointed by the Kudos Science Trust from a group of scientist experts in their fields.

Do you know a scientist worthy of recognition?

Nominate them for one of our categories today. All nominations must be received by midnight 20 July.

Download the necessary form, then upload with your submission

Some Highlights From Last Year’s Gala

To view and buy images from the night, click here