2021 Analytical Division early career award: Joseph Black Award
University of Birmingham
For contributions to leaky waveguides for chemical and biological sensing.
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2021 Analytical Division mid-career Award
University of Strathclyde
For contributions to the field of surface enhanced spatially offset Raman scattering (SESORRS).
2021 Analytical Division open Award: Theophilus Redwood Award
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
For the invention and development of the optoelectronic nose and important contributions to artificial olfaction as an analytical technique.
2021 Bader Award
University of Edinburgh
For creative applications of alkyne chemistry in synthesis and label-free Raman imaging in cells.
2021 Beilby Medal and Prize
For unconventional lithographic structuring of applied materials and advanced nanoplatforms for optical spectroscopy.
2021 Centenary Prize
University of Arizona
For seminal contributions to our fundamental understanding of the electronic properties of organic materials for electronics and photonics, and for excellence in communication.
National University of Singapore
For the innovative design and synthesis of organic molecules and nanomaterials to advance biomedical research and applications, and for excellence in communication.
University of Toronto
For the discovery of “Frustrated Lewis Pairs” and their wide applicability in bond-forming and catalysis, and for excellence in communication.
2021 Chemical Sciences Apprentice of the Year
For notable contributions to the process development of two novel HIV drugs whilst delivering inclusion and diversity programmes and leadership development activities.
2021 Chemistry Biology Interface Division early career award: Norman Heatley Award
King's College London
For contributions to the field of posttranslational modifications, especially the use of protein chemistry to gain insight into molecular mechanisms of epigenetics processes and cancer.
2021 Chemistry Biology Interface Division mid-career Award: Jeremy Knowles Award
University of Bristol
For the development of bioinspired and transformative synthetic probes and their application to the targeting and regulation of cellular processes in both mammalian and plant cells.
2021 Chemistry Biology Interface Division open award: Khorana Prize
National Institutes of Health
For the development of NMR-based methods to characterize protein assembly, aggregation and amyloidosis.
2021 Chemistry World Entrepreneur of the Year
Chemical Processing Services Ltd, Bitrez Ltd, Anacarda Ltd
For the creation of UK businesses that are globally recognised for innovating speciality polymers employing green chemistry principles.
2021 Corday-Morgan Prize
Imperial College London
For the development of chemistry-led approaches to interrogate function in chemistry, materials and medicine.
University College London
For the discovery of efficient photocatalysts for clean and renewable fuel synthesis.
For the development and application of novel spectroscopic methods to probe the fundamental physical chemistry underpinning electron-molecule reactions.
2021 Creativity in Industry Prize
For innovation in aspects of medicinal chemistry and strategic leadership in drug discovery method development.
2021 Dalton Division early career award: Sir Edward Frankland Fellowship
For contributions to the advancements in homo- and hetero-metallic catalysis for sustainable polymerisation chemistry.
2021 Dalton Division mid-career Award: Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson Award
For contributions to the application of metals in biological sensing and medical imaging.
2021 Dalton Division open award: Mond-Nyholm Prize for Inorganic Chemistry
For contributions to the chemistry of reactive low-oxidation-state main-group molecules, including their applications in catalysis.
2021 Dalton Emerging Researcher Award
The University of Manchester
For the development of stable porous materials for the capture and conversion of NOx and SOx.
2021 Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division Early Career Award
University of Cambridge
For research on the environmental fate of systemic pesticides, influencing global pesticide regulation for sustainable agriculture.
2021 Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division mid-career Award
For discoveries and innovation in materials, manufacturing and recycling of lithium- and sodium-ion batteries.
2021 Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division open award: Environment Prize
National Center for Nanoscience and Technology of China
For pioneering contributions in exploration of the nano–bio interface, providing fundamental insights into the fate of nanomaterials in biota and the environment.
2021 Faraday Division early career award: Marlow Award
University of Liverpool
For the development of novel experimental techniques and computational modelling to study reactive collisions at extremely low temperatures.
2021 Faraday Division mid-career Award: Bourke-Liversidge Award
University of St Andrews
For exploiting multinuclear NMR spectroscopy, combined with first-principles calculations, to probe local structure and chemical reactivity in inorganic materials.
2021 Faraday Division open award: Faraday Lectureship Prize
University of Chicago
For contributions to the development of multireference quantum chemical approaches to describe catalysis and excited state phenomena.
2021 Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize
For contributions in applying experimental and advanced computational methods to understand the magnetic and electronic properties of molecules.
University of Oxford
For introducing multidisciplinary approaches to rationalise complex (bio)chemical reaction mechanisms, guiding rational molecular design.
For the development of traditional and sustainable catalytic processes using heterogeneous catalysts.
2021 Industry-Academia Collaboration Award
University of Strathclyde and GSK
For the creation of a sustained partnership which has driven a culture of research and training excellence, and created a flow of skilled personnel to enhance capabilities within the sector.
2021 Interdisciplinary Prize
For combining autonomous robotics, artificial intelligence and chemistry to discover materials with new properties.
Mary Rose Trust
For contributions to understanding degradation processes in archaeological materials, cultural heritage science and conservation.
2021 Materials Chemistry Division Early Career Award
For contributions to materials modelling of conducting oxides.
2021 Materials Chemistry Division mid-career Award: Peter Day Award
For studies of structural complexity in framework materials.
2021 Materials Chemistry Division open award: de Gennes Prize
For contributions to supramolecular chemistry and nanoscience, in particular the invention and development of methods for nanolithography, high-area rapid printing, and photocontrol in nanoparticle synthesis.
2021 Organic Division early career award: Hickinbottom Award
For the development of reagents and strategies for site-selective protein modification to enable targeted therapy, imaging and diagnostics.
2021 Organic Division mid-career Award: Merck, Sharp and Dohme Award
For the development and creative applications of novel methods to enable catalysis, using organometallic-free activation of first-row transition metal and main-group pre-catalysts.
2021 Organic Dvision open award: Pedler Award
Institut Català d'Investigació Química, Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats
For the development of asymmetric photocatalytic methodologies based on excited state intermediates.
2021 Rising Star in Industry Award
For process innovation in novel drug development, transforming manufacturing route designs with improved sustainability.
2021 RSC/GDCh Alexander Todd-Hans Krebs Lectureship in Chemical Sciences
For pioneering research on main group and organometallic chemistry.
2021 Tilden Prize
For pioneering studies of the chemical and physical properties of micron-scale aerosol particles, and their impact in atmospheric, health, analytical and formulation sciences.
For work in the understanding, control and application of the assembly of molecular materials in the crystal and gel state.
For contributions to sustainable polymer chemistry.