Awards


Bob Hay

This prestigious lecture is given annually by a younger chemist (within 15 years of the completion of their PhD) working in the area of macrocyclic and/or supramolecular chemistry in its widest sense. The award lecture is given in memory of Professor Bob Hay, one of the pioneers of macrocyclic chemistry in the UK, at the MASC Interest Group meeting that is held annually in December. The award is open to anyone working at an institution in the UK or Eire or who can otherwise demonstrate a strong link to the MASC Interest Group.

Self-nominations for the Bob Hay lectureship should consist of a one-page cover letter outlining suitability for the award, a CV and full publication list highlighting the applicant’s top 20 papers. Supporting statements from nominators are not required and will not be considered.

Thesis Award

The award is open to doctoral students working in the area of macrocyclic and/or supramolecular chemistry in its widest sense. It is open to doctoral students in the final year of their studies, or those who have had their viva and been recommended for the award of a doctorate in or after October in the year preceding the call. Candidates must have conducted their doctoral studies at an institution in the UK or Eire or be able to otherwise demonstrate a strong link to the MASC Interest Group.

The award consists of £100 and a lecture at the MASC Interest Group meeting that is held annually in December.

Self-nominations should consist of a thesis abstract, a list of publications and a one-page supporting statement from the PhD supervisor that includes a statement confirming that the student is eligible for the award. Only complete nominations will be considered.

For further details about either award please contact the Secretary.


The Bob Hay Lectureship

This is an interest group award administered by the Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Group.

RSC Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Group Thesis Award

This is and interest group award administered by the RSC Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Group.

Contact and Further Information

Dr Stephen Goldup
Secretary and Treasurer