|Bioinorganic Chemistry Award|
|Awarded for||outstanding research in any aspect of bioinorganic chemistry|
|Sponsored by||Royal Society of Chemistry|
The Bioinorganic Chemistry Award has been awarded by the Dalton division of the Royal Society of Chemistry every two years since 2009. The winner receives £2000 and undertakes a lecture tour in the UK.
|2019||R. David Britt||University of California, Davis|
|2017||Thomas R. Ward||University of Basel|
|2015||Paul J. Dyson||Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne|
|2013||Thomas V. O'Halloran||Northwestern University|
|2011||James A. Cowan||Ohio State University|
|2009||Chris Orvig||University of British Columbia|
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