Hickinbottom Award

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The Hickinbottom Award (also referred to as the Hickinbottom Fellowship) is awarded annually by the Royal Society of Chemistry for contributions in the area of organic chemistry from researchers under the age of 35. The prize winner receives a monetary award and will complete a lecture tour within the UK. [1] The winner is chosen by the awards committee of the Royal Society of Chemistry's organic division.


Award history

The award was established by the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1979 following Wilfred Hickinbottom's bequest. Hickinbottom was noted for supporting high standards in experimental chemistry.

Part of the monetary award is the Briggs scholarship, which was funded following a bequest from Lady Alice Lilian Thorpe, William Briggs' daughter. [1]

Previous recipients

The award was first granted in 1981 to Steven Ley and Jeremy Sanders. [2] [3]

Subsequent recipients include: [4]

2020 Jordi Burés, University of Manchester
2018William Unsworth, University of York
2017 Andrew Lawrence
2016 Stephen Thomas
2015 John Bower [5]
2014 Stephen Goldup  [ Wikidata ] [6]
2013 Oren Scherman  [ Wikidata ]
2012 Rachel O'Reilly
2011 Hon Wai Lam  [ Wikidata ]
2010 Matthew L. Clarke  [ Wikidata ]
2009 Gregory L. Challis  [ Wikidata ]
2006-8 Jonathan Paul Clayden
2000-2 Guy Charles Lloyd-Jones
1996-7 Varinder Aggarwal, Susan E. Gibson
1994-5 Richard F. W. Jackson
1993-4 Nigel Simon Simpkins  [ Wikidata ]
1992-3 David Gani  [ Wikidata ], Philip Page  [ Wikidata ]
1991-2 Chris Abell
1990-1 Timothy Charles Gallagher  [ Wikidata ]
1989-90  Ian Paterson  [ de ]
1988-9 David Parker
1987-8 John A. Robinson  [ Wikidata ]
1986-7 Christopher J. Moody  [ Wikidata ]
1985-6 Richard J. K. Taylor  [ Wikidata ]
1984-5 Stephen G. Davies
1983-4 Philip J. Kocienski
1982-3 Eric James Thomas  [ Wikidata ]
1981-2 Steven V. Ley, Jeremy K. M. Sanders

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