2023: Ryan Noble

Ryan Noble, AAG 2023 Silver Medal

Dr. Ryan Noble is the recipient of the Association of Applied Geochemists (AAG) Silver Medal for 2023. This award is made in recognition of dedicated service in advancing the affairs of the AAG over an extended period.

His contributions to the AAG have extended over 20 years and are in addition to his significant scientific contributions. They include the following:

  • Serving as a Councillor of the AAG almost continuously since 2010, including serving as Vice-President (2014/15), then President (2016/17), then Chair of the Awards and Medals Committee (2018/19
  • Chairing the Strategy Committee to determine the course of the AAG for the next decade
  • Representing the AAG on the Australian Geoscience Council (AGC) since 2019
  • Representing the AAG on the Executive Committee for Elements magazine since 2017
  • Membership of the Editorial Committee for Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (GEEA) for over a decade
  • Contributing articles to Explore magazine and reviewing submissions to both Explore and GEEA


Dennis Arne
Chair, AAG Awards and Medals Committee