THE HECTOR MEDAL.
PRESENTED TO DR. CIIILTOX. At th.f meeting of the Canterbury Philosr.phiea] Institute, held J:;st evening, Professor H. B. Kirk, of Victoria College-, Wellington, presented the Hector Memorial, Medal, on behalf of the Council of the New Zealand Institute, j to Dr. Chns. Chilton, of Christehurch, 1 for original work conducted by Ir.m in : zoologj-. j Professor Kir!-: said that the medal hzxl been presented to scientists in botany, chemistry, ethnology, geology, physics, and now zoology. It was in memory of a great scientist, thelate Sir .Tamos Hector, and be felt that he could not present it to a more worthy worker. (Applause.) Dr. Chilton briery replied, and sa:d that though the work itself was sufficient reward, lie was proud to be the recipient of the honour, particularly as he i'elt it'would encourage younger workers to strive to gain it. (Applause.)
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THE HECTOR MEDAL., Press, Volume LIII, Issue 15969, 2 August 1917
THE HECTOR MEDAL. Press, Volume LIII, Issue 15969, 2 August 1917
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