Do you know an early-career researcher who deserves recognition for their contribution to the polymer chemistry field?
Now is your chance to put them forward for the accolade they deserve.
Polymer Chemistry is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for its 2018 Lectureship award. This annual award was established in 2015 to honour an early-stage career scientist who has made a significant contribution to the polymer chemistry field.
2017 – Julien Nicolas, Université Paris Sud, France
2016 – Feihe Huang, Zhejiang University, China
2015 – Richard Hoogenboom, Ghent University, Belgium
To be eligible for the Polymer Chemistry Lectureship, the candidate should be in the earlier stages of their scientific career, typically within 15 years of attaining their doctorate or equivalent degree, and will have made a significant contribution to the field.
The recipient of the award will be asked to present a lecture at the Macro18 World Polymer Congress in Cairns, Australia, where they will also be presented with the award. The Polymer Chemistry Editorial Office will provide financial support to the recipient for travel and accommodation costs.
The recipient will also be asked to contribute a lead article to the journal and will have their work showcased free of charge on the front cover of the issue in which their article is published.
The recipient of the award will be selected and endorsed by the Polymer Chemistry Editorial Board.
Those wishing to make a nomination should send details of the nominee, including a brief C.V. and a letter supporting the nomination, to the Polymer Chemistry Editorial Office by 15thJanuary 2018. Self-nomination is not permitted.