The Palaeontological Society of Southern Africa

Lystrosaurus Shield - for best student paper.

1988 - Anusuya Chinsamy - Palaeohistology of Syntarsus
1990 - Pascal Chesselet - Identification of conodonts
1992 - Lee Berger - Gladysvale hominids
1994 - Lyndsey Firm - Therocephalians
1996 - Elizabeth Latimer - rhinesuchid amphibians
1998 - Alain Renaut - Dicynodont masticatory mechanisms reconsidered
2000 - Lucinda Blackwell Bone tool use and the identification of early homonid cultural traditions, new data from Swartkrans and Sterkfontein (Special mention for Rosie Adendorff and Jennifer Botha)
2002 - Robyn Pickering - Cave stratigraphy
2004 - Juan Cisneros - Evolutionary trends in owenettid procolophonoids
2006 - Sandra Jasinoski - Cranial mechanics of Dicynodontia
2008 - Philip Mannion - Sauropod dinosaurs of Africa
2010 - Shahed Nalla - The hominin first rib
2012 - Lara Sciscio - Fluctuating Miocene climates and ecosystems at the southern tip of Africa: a multiproxy approach
2014 - Ashley Kruger - Ontogeny and cranial morphology of the basal carnivorous dinocephalians