Selection Criteria and Judging Panel
Our selection committees base their evaluations on the overall quality of relevant contributions and achievements by nominees, in relation to the selection criteria listed below.
The scientific content of any supporting publications, as described in the supporting statement, is much more important than publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which it is published.
The selection committee will consider the following aspects of nominations for this prize:
- Originality of research
- Impact of research
- Quality of publications and/or patents and/or software
- Professional standing
- Collaborations and teamwork
- Other indicators of esteem indicated by the nominator/referee
The committee will give greater priority to recent work; supporting statements should focus on the nominee's more recent achievements.
In an instance where multiple nominees are judged equally meritorious in relation to the above criteria, judging panels have the flexibility to use information provided by the nominator on the nominee’s broader contribution to the chemistry community as an additional criterion.
Examples of relevant contributions could include, but are not limited to:
- Involvement with Royal Society of Chemistry member groups/networks
- Effective mentorship
- Service on boards, committees or panels
- Leadership in the scientific community
- Promotion of diversity and inclusion
- Advocacy for chemistry
- Public engagement and outreach
Environment, Sustainability and Energy Prize Committee
- Matthew Davies, Swansea University
- Berceste Beyribey Price, Department for Energy Security and Net Zero
- Jessica Higgins, Jacobs
- Joshua Kelly, Lamor
- Anabel Lanterna , University of Nottingham
- David Megson, Manchester Metropolitan University
- Elodie Vermorel, Imperial College London