Professor David Evans OBE CSci CChem FRSC, Beijing Local Section & Beijing University of Chemical Technology
For his dedication to the popularisation of chemistry through demonstration lectures and hands-on practicals in schools, science fairs and festivals throughout China.
David is a professor in the State Key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering, at Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT), having moved there in 1996. David has devoted much of his time to popularizing science to school students and the public at large, with an emphasis on learning through experiments. In 2015, BUCT set up a brand new chemistry outreach centre to support David’s outreach activities. Postgraduates in the RSC–BUCT student club are also trained to deliver the activities, enhancing their skills and future employability.