Fluorine Chemistry Award

Nominations are now invited from the international Fluorine Chemistry community for candidates for the RSC Fluorine Award for 2019. The Fluorine Award, which is awarded every two years, is associated with the RSC Fluorine Subject Group.

The RSC Fluorine Award 2019 is generously sponsored by F2 Chemicals Ltd.

The Fluorine Award is a fully international award which is not restricted to members of the RSC. The Award will recognise the most meritorious contribution of an Early Career Chemist (typically under 40 years of age, and encourage the nomination of candidates who have had a career break) working in any area of fluorine chemistry as evidenced by their publications. The award will be judged by an international panel on behalf of the RSC Fluorine Subject Group. 

Previous winners of the RSC Fluorine Chemistry Award

  • 2017: Professor Petr Beier, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2015: Professor Xingang Zhang, Shanghai, China
  • 2013: Professor Tobias Ritter, Harvard, USA
  • 2011: Professor Melanie Sanford, Michigan, USA 
  • 2009: Professor Jinbo Hu, Shanghai, China 
  • 2007: Professor Thomas Braun, Berlin, Germany 
  • 2005: Professor Norio Shibata, Nagoya, Japan         

Nominations are invited on behalf of applicants who are Early Career Chemists, typically under 40 years of age, by 31 January 2019.

The Award will consist of a £500 award and the winner will be invited to give a lecture at the RSC Fluorine Subject Group Postgraduate Meeting in 2020.

How to apply

Applicants must be nominated and should not make applications on their own behalf. 

Nominators should only send a covering letter, a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a full publication list to Dr Alison Stuart, Chairman, details below. 

The deadline of 31 January 2019 will be adhered to strictly.

Nominations to:

Dr Alison M. Stuart BSc MRSC
Chair of the RSC Fluorine Subject Group
Department of Chemistry, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK

Related Links

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Sponsor of the RSC Fluorine Award

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