Nominate a colleague before 15 December – Deadline approaching for Chem Soc Rev Emerging Investigator Lectureship 2014

This week is your last chance to nominate a colleague for the Chem Soc Rev 2014 Emerging Investigator Lectureship.

Nominate by 15th December 2013

This annual lectureship is given to recognise an emerging scientist who has made a significant contribution to their research field.

Qualifying details

To be eligible for the Chem Soc Rev Emerging Investigator Lectureship, the candidate should have completed their PhD on or after 15th September 2005.

Award details

The recipient of the lectureship will be asked to present a lecture at an international meeting.  The Chem Soc Rev Editorial Office will provide the sum of £1000 to the recipient for travel and accommodation costs.  The recipient will be presented with a certificate and will also be asked to contribute a review to the journal.


Those wishing to make a nomination should send details of the nominee, including a brief CV together with a letter supporting the nomination, to the Chem Soc Rev Editorial Office by 15th December 2013.

Please note that self nomination is not permissible.

Following the close of nominations, nominees will be contacted and asked to summarise their key achievements and identify up to 5 of their top independent publications.  They will also be asked to highlight the impact of their work and discuss how their research has evolved from their previous supervisor’s.


The recipient of the lectureship will be selected and endorsed by the Chem Soc Rev Editorial Board.

Previous winners include:


2013 – Xile Hu from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland
2012 – Xiaogang Liu from the National University of Singapore and Institute of Materials Research Engineering, A*STAR
2011 – Cristina Nevado from the University of Zurich in Switzerland
2010 – Shu-Hong Yu from the University of Science and Technology of China, in Hefei
2009 – Matt Gaunt from the University of Cambridge in the UK
2008 – Kazuya Kikuchi from Osaka University in Japan
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