Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Group


RSC Macrocycles & Supramolecular Chemistry Group

The Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Group is one of the RSC's many Interest Groups. The Interest Groups are member driven groups which exist to benefit RSC members, and the wider chemical science community, in line with the RSC's strategy and charter.

Scope

This is an interdisciplinary group for chemists interested in any aspect of macrocyclic chemistry or supramolecular chemistry.

Activities

The Group holds an annual two-day scientific meeting in December or January and an annual one-day early career scientific meeting the summer. In 2017, the annual scientific meeting was combined with the International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Symposium held in July in Cambridge. Accordingly, the early career meeting will be held in December 2017.

Awards

Bob Hay Lectureship
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. The award is open to candidates working at an institution in the UK or Eire or who can otherwise demonstrate a strong link to the MASC Interest Group.

RSC Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Group Thesis Award
The award is open to doctoral students in the final year of their studies and those who have had their viva and were recommended for the award of a doctorate by their examiners in the 12 months prior to the call for applications. 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.

Further information on both awards can be found on our awards page.


Awards

Further information about the awards presented by the RSC Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Group.

Get Involved


We are always looking for new members who are keen to get involved and to help organise our activities. If you would like to find out more please contact the Secretary.


Join this Interest Group


If you are a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and would like to join an Interest Group, please contact Membership Department using the email link below with:

  • your name
  • your membership number
  • state the name of the group you wish to join    

Downloadable Files

Annual Report 2018
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Contact and Further Information

Membership Department
Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WF
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 432 141