Sir Christopher Ingold Lectureship


This award was discontinued in 2008. The Christopher Ingold lecture will continue and is now be associated with the Physical Organic Chemistry Award.

Founded in 1973 in commemoration of Sir Christopher Ingold (president of the Chemical Society 1952-54). 

This lecture dealt with the relationship between structure and re-activity in chemistry, or any aspect of this theme that can be associated with the name of Sir Christopher Ingold.


Sir Christopher Ingold Lectureship Winners


  • 2008/09 - B K Carpenter
  • 2006/07 - T Welton
  • 2004/05 - N A Porter
  • 2002/03 - R W Alder
  • 2000/01 - L E Eberson
  • 1998/99 - J C Scaiano
  • 1996/97 - A J Kirby
  • 1994/95 - A J Kresge
  • 1992/93 - A G Davies
  • 1990/91 - K U Ingold
  • 1988/89 - P von R Schleyer
  • 1986/87 - F G Bordwell
  • 1984/85 - V Gold
  • 1982/83 - F H Westheimer
  • 1980/81 - W P Jencks
  • 1978/79 - H C Brown
  • 1976/77 - C Eaborn
  • 1974/75 - P D Bartlett  

Also of interest

Physical Organic Chemistry Award

For the relationship between structure and molecular behaviours in chemistry, associated lecture to be know as the Ingold Lecture