The Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science was first awarded in 2008, bringing together the Robert Boyle Medal (awarded to distinguished overseas analytical chemists) and the Society of Analytical Chemistry (SAC) Gold Medal (awarded to distinguished analytical chemists from the UK and Ireland).
Between 2008 and 2020, this was awarded to an individual for outstanding contributions to analytical science.
Robert Boyle (1627-1691) is widely regarded as being the first modern chemist after the publication of his work The Sceptical Chymist.
In 2020, as part of a series of changes following an independent review of the Royal Society of Chemistry's recognition programmes, this award evolved to become one of our new Analytical Science Horizon Prizes, for teams or collaborations who are opening up new directions and possibilities in the field of analytical chemistry.
Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science Winners
- 2020 - Professor Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh
- 2018 - Professor Richard Compton
- 2016 - Professor Richard Evershed
- 2014 - Professor Eric Bakker
- 2012 - Professor Norman Dovichi
- 2010 - Gary Hieftje
- 2008 - R. Graham Cooks
Robert Boyle Medal Winners
- 2004 - Miguel Valcárcel
- 2002 - Professor Mike Thompson
- 2000 - Dr William Horwitz
- 1998 - William H Pirkle
- 1996 - James D Winefordner
- 1994 - Taitiro Fuginaga
- 1992 - Fred W McLafferty
- 1990 - Professor Hanns Malissa
- 1990 - Ivan P Alimarin
- 1988 - Egon Stahl
- 1986 - Erno Pungor
- 1984 - Izaak M Kolthoff
- 1982 - Sir Alan Walsh
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