Bill Newton Award/Lectureship

In memory of Bill Newton a biennial award of £500 plus Medal and Certificate is made for a recent outstanding contribution to any aspect of radiochemistry. 

Nominations relating to the research, teaching or advancement of radiochemistry are all eligible. The recipient will be required to give a lecture at a Radiochemistry Group sponsored meeting.


  • 2019 Dr David Mills
  • 2017 Claire Corkhill and Rafael de Rosales
  • 2015 Dr Louise Natrajan
  • 2013 Mike Carroll
  • 2011 Craig Stuart and Stephen Liddle
  • 2009 Dr Robin Taylor and Dr Vladimir Volkovich 
  • 2007 Dr Nick Bryan (University of Manchester) 


  1. The award of the Bill Newton award will normally be considered biennially by the Honours Committee, which will make a recommendation to the Radiochemistry Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry.  
  2. The merits of a particular candidate may be brought to the notice of the Honours Committee by means of a nomination sent to the Secretary of the RSC Radiochemistry Group. The nomination should be accompanied by a supporting statement on the candidate's career, a curriculum vitae and details of two referees. The nomination should include a clear indication of the significant contribution(s) made by the candidate to the advancement of radiochemistry.
  3. The award shall be made on an over all assessment of the candidate's contribution, the impact of his/her work and his/her future promise in any field covered by the principles, teaching and practice of any aspect of radiochemistry as covered by the Radiochemistry Group’s Mission statement

Downloadable Files

Bill Newton's Biography
Dr G William A Newton died suddenly on 4 October 2005 at the age of 76
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