The Sir George Stokes Award was founded in 1999. Between 1999 and 2020, the award recognised outstanding and sustained contributions to analytical science by someone demonstrably working in a complementary field, which had led to developments of seminal importance to chemical analysis.
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 one of our new Horizon Prizes, which highlight the most exciting, contemporary chemical science at the cutting edge of research and innovation.
The name of Sir George Stokes is associated with the new Analytical Science Horizon Prizes, for teams or collaborations who are opening up new directions and possibilities in the field of analytical chemistry.
Sir George Stokes Award Winners
- 2019 - Professor Tuan Vo-Dinh
- 2017 - Professor Tony Cass
- 2015 - Professor Sergei Kazarian
- 2013 - Professor Richard P. Van Duyne
- 2011 - Professor Richard Compton
- 2009 - Professor Robin Clark
- 2007 - Professor Kenneth Suslick
- 2005 - Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas
- 2003 - No award
- 2001 - Mr Karl H Norris
- 1999 - Professor Sir Alec J Jeffreys
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