The Tilden Prizes are awarded for advances in chemistry.
Professor Steven Armes, University of Sheffield
Professor Eleanor Campbell, University of Edinburgh
Professor Steven Nolan, University of St Andrews
Rules & Criteria
- Run annually
- Up to three prizes are available
- Candidates may NOT nominate themselves
- Candidates should be in mid-career, i.e. aged 55 or under. 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.
- Candidates should be working in the UK
- A supporting statement of no longer than one A4 side, addressing the selection criteria, which can be viewed through the link on this page
- A one page CV for the candidate which should include their date of birth, summary of education and career, list of 5 publications, total numbers of publications and patents, and other indicators of esteem and evidence of independence
- Nominations open on 1 September 2013
- Nominations close on 15 January 2014
- Prize winners are chosen by the RSC Awards Working Group
- Winners receive £5000, a medal and certificate.
About W. A. Tilden
Sir William was a professor at the Royal College of Science for over thirty years; from 1894 until his death in 1926.
A list of previous recipients of the Tilden Prizes, which were formerly known as the Tilden Lectureships.
Make a Nomination
Includes nomination requirements, selection procedure and timeframe information on making a nomination for an RSC Prize
Selection criteria to be addressed in the supporting statement and referees report