The presentation of an award in the form of a gold medal (40 mm/1½ inches in diameter) was instituted by the World's Poultry Science Association during the meeting of the XIIth World's Poultry Congress in Australia. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge the meritorious service of a member of the Association. The award is to be known as the Macdougall Award in honour of the long and faithful service of Major Ian Macdougall.
The first Award was presented to Major Macdougall during the final Plenary Session of the XIIth World's Poultry Congress in Sydney, Australia. World's Poultry Science Journal (1962) 18:371.
Recipients of the Macdougall Medal
|1962||Major Ian Macdougall, UK|
|1966||Professor Gustave F. Heuser, USA|
|1972||Mr George May, UK|
|1974||Professor R. George Jaap, USA|
|1978||Dr Rupert Coles, UK|
|1986||Mr Harald Ebbell, Switzerland|
|1994||Professor Dr Rose-Marie Wegner, Germany|
|1998||Dr Wade Brant, USA|
|2000||Mr Chris Hann, UK|
|2006||Dr Piet Simons, The Netherlands|