Reginald Daly Lecture
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Middle Career
Award Type
Section Lectures
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Invited lecture

Recognizing Outstanding Contributions to Volcanology, Geochemistry, or Petrology

The Reginald Daly Lecture honors the life and work of Canadian Geologist Reginald Aldworth Daly. It is presented annually to a recipient who exemplifies Daly’s work with outstanding contributions to volcanology, geochemistry, or petrology. The lecture is presented during the AGU Fall Meeting.

The Daly Lecture is also part of the Bowie Lecture Series, established in 1989 to commemorate the 50th presentation of the William Bowie medal, AGU’s highest honor.

Honor Benefits
Recipients receive the following:

  • Lecture certificate 
  • Recognition in Eos
  • An invitation to present the Daly Lecture at AGU's annual meeting

Criteria for a Successful Nomination

For questions about nomination requirements or the submission process, please contact Costanza Bonadonna, Volcanology, Geochemistry, or Petrology President.


The nominee is required to be an active AGU member.
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Must be in compliance with AGU's conflict of interest and professional conduct policies.
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