Announcing the 2019 #RSCPoster Twitter Conference winners

The #RSCPoster Twitter Conference is an online event held entirely over Twitter to bring members of the scientific research community together to share their research, network and engage in scientific debate.

The 2019 edition of #RSCPoster was the biggest and best yet, taking place for 24 hours starting at 09:00 AM GMT, 5 March 2019. In it’s fifth year, #RSCPoster boasted a full compliment of subject categories spanning the chemical sciences and related fields, supported by 33 passionate Subject Chairs and 20 dedicated General Committee members (find out who they were in this blog post).

Reaching throughout the twitter chemical sciences community and beyond, #RSCPoster 2019 involved:

  • Over 500 registered poster delegates
  • 3186 Contributors
  • 9759 Tweets
  • Audience of over 2 million
  • 14 million total impressions

Find out more about the 2019 #RSCPoster event in the lead-up blog post: here, and see some highlights from the day: here.


2019 #RSCPoster Winners:

With thanks to our committee members, we are now delighted to announce the 2019 #RSCPoster winners as below. Please click on the posters to see the original tweet.

  • 1st Place prize = £100
  • 2nd Place prize = £50
#RSCPoster Subject Category 1st Place prize 2nd Place prize
  • #RSCEdu Primary/ Secondary/ Further education prize= £100
  • #RSCEdu Higher education prize = £100
#RSCPoster Subject Category Primary/ Secondary/ Further education prize Higher education prize
  • Audience participation prize (#RSCPoster that receives the most retweets) = chemistry-themed board game: Compounded


  • Special commendation  = chemistry-themed board game: Compounded

Thanks again to our wonderful sponsors this year who are supporting these prizes:

Analytical Science NetworkAnalytical Methods CommitteeChemical Biology and Bioorganic GroupApplied Catalysis GroupEducation in ChemistryChemistry Education Research and PracticeAlvatekEnvironmental Chemistry GroupApplied Materials Chemistry GroupChemical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Group, Organic & Biomolecular ChemistryPhysical Chemistry Chemical PhysicsChemical ScienceProcess Chemistry and Technology Group and Dr Sam Illingworth.


Congratulations to the prize winners, thank you to everyone involved and we look forward to the 2020 #RSCPoster – details coming soon.


2019 #RSCPoster Event Organizers

Matthew Baker, University of Strathclyde, @ChemistryBaker

Edward Randviir, Manchester Metropolitan University, @EdwardRandviir

Hannah Kerr, Royal Society of Chemistry, @hk_chemistryy

Kathryn Gempf, Royal Society of Chemistry, @KGempf

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