Professor Paul Kenyon Recipient of McMeekan Award

Professor Paul Kenyon from Massey University has been named the 2023 winner of the prestigious McMeekan Memorial Award from the New Zealand Society of Animal Production - NZSAP. The award recognises an outstanding recent individual or joint contribution to animal production in NZ/the Society. 

Professor Kenyon has been recognised for his career contribution to teaching and research in the area of pastoral-based sheep production systems. In accepting the award Professor Kenyon Said "Receiving an award like this is not possible without being part of successful research teams. I wish to acknowledge my colleagues and postgraduate students from Massey University’s agricultural and veterinary-based schools. They have helped create a positive, productive and enjoyable research environment. I have also been fortunate to have worked with collaborators from universities in New Zealand and internationally and with New Zealand’s Crown Research Institutes and equivalent organisations in Australia, Ireland and Uruguay. I would also like to acknowledge the farmers who work with our funders. I like to think our work has helped increase the productiSwitch to plain text editorvity and profitability of sheep and beef cattle farming systems in New Zealand.”

A copy of the citation for Professor Kenyon can be found here