Dalton Young Researchers Award
The Dalton Young Researchers Award is for inorganic research chemists under 27 years of age.
Dr Ross Inglis, University of Edinburgh
Rules and Criteria
- Run annually
- Candidates are NOT permitted to nominate themselves
- Candidates must be 27 years old or below on 31 January 2011 . The age specified is intended to guide nominators and selection panelists; appropriate consideration will be given to those who have taken career breaks or followed different study paths.
- Assessment can be based on work carried out during the candidate's PhD, but this is limited to work carried out in the period of not more than 5 years after the start date of the PhD.
- Name and contact details of two referees required should be provided by the nominator - these may include the candidate's post-doc or PhD supervisor. After the RSC office has acknowledged receipt of nomination, the nominator is responsible for informing the two referees that they must provide reports by 31 January. RSC will contact nominators and referees of candidates with outstanding references one week after close of nominations on 15 January once only. Any applications without the requisite two referees' reports will be discounted at this stage.
- One page CV for the candidate which should include their date of birth, website URL, summary of education and career, a list of 5 relevant publications, total numbers of publications and patents
- A one page supporting statement addressing the selection criteria
- Nominations opened on 1 September 2012
- Nominations close on 15 January 2013
- Award winner will be chosen by the Dalton Division Awards Committee
- Award winner receives £1000, a medal and a certificate
About the award
The RSC Dalton Young Researchers Award was previously named the Laurie Vergnano Award.
2009 - present
Make a Nomination
Includes nomination requirements, selection procedure and timeframe information on making a nomination for an RSC Award
Selection criteria to be addressed in the supporting statement