Nyholm Prize for Education | Wikipedia audio article


The Nyholm Prize for Education commemorates
the life and work of Australian-born chemist Sir Ronald Nyholm, who – alongside his research
in coordination chemistry – passionately campaigned for the improvement of science education.
He acted as President of the Royal Society of Chemistry from 1968 to 1970.The prize,
which was first awarded in 1973, is awarded biennally by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
It recognises outstanding achievements by those working in chemical science education,
specifically major contributions to national or international research or innovation.Before
2008, the prize was known as the Sir Ronald Nyholm Lectureship (Education Division). The
recipient receives £5,000, a medal and a certificate.==Recipients==
The recipients are: 1973/74 – H F Halliwell
1975/76 – Douglas James Millen 1977/78 – A K Holliday
1979/80 – A H Johnstone 1981/82 – M J Frazer
1982/83 – Peter J Fensham 1984/85 – Professor David J Waddington
1986/87 – M H Gardner 1988/89 – No award
1990/91 – R F Kempa 1992/93 – M Gomel
1994/95 – Professor David Phillips 1996/97 – C. John Garratt
1998/99 – Professor Peter W Atkins 2000/01 – Professor Patrick D Bailey
2002/03 – Professor George M Bodner 2004/05 – Professor Zafra M. Lerman
2006/07 – Norman Reid 2008/09 – Professor David D Kumar
2009 – Professor Tina Overton 2011 – Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff
2013 – Dr Peter Wothers 2015 – Dr Nick Greeves
2017 – Professor Dudley Shallcross, University of Bristol==
See also==List of chemistry prizes

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