Each year we recognise inspirational individuals, teams and collaborations for their hard work, dedication and achievements in advancing the chemical sciences.
We offer prizes in several categories:
Excellence in Education Prizes – celebrating educators in primary, secondary, further education and higher education – including teachers, technicians and more. These prizes recognise a wide range of skills and achievements – from curriculum design to effective teaching, and from personal development to working culture. This category includes specific prizes for individuals, teams and for those in the early stages of their career.
Horizon Prizes – highlighting exciting, contemporary chemical science at the cutting edge of research and innovation. These prizes are for teams or collaborations who are opening up new directions and possibilities in their field, through ground-breaking scientific developments.
Horizon Prizes for Education – highlighting recent initiatives that are set to make a real difference in the field of education. These could include teaching programmes or techniques, research breakthroughs, innovative technologies and more. These prizes are open to individuals, teams and collaborations.
Inclusion & Diversity Prize – celebrating those improving access and progression for all in the chemical sciences, this prize recognises a team or individual who has made an exceptional contribution to promoting and improving the accessibility, inclusivity and diversity of the chemical science community.
Research & Innovation Prizes – recognising brilliant chemical scientists carrying out amazing work in academia and industry. This category includes prizes for people at different career stages, working in specific fields, as well as interdisciplinary prizes and prizes for those in specific roles.
Volunteer Recognition Prizes – our members volunteer their time in numerous ways, from serving on our boards and committees, to organising and running public engagement activities. These prizes are for teams and individuals, and celebrate those who go above and beyond to form communities and support and inspire others.