HG Smith Memorial Award


Recognising contribution to the development of some branch of chemical science.

The Medal shall be awarded annually to a member of the RACI who, in the opinion of the RACI Board, has contributed most to the development of some branch of chemical science; this contribution will be judged by research work published or accepted for publication during the ten years, or equivalent relative to opportunity, immediately preceding the award.
Candidates may apply or be nominated. The successful candidate will deliver a lecture on an occasion convenient to the recipient and the RACI, and may be invited to lecture to other Branches.


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Nominations


Nominations open in April and close mid June. The nomination document requirement is a current CV, a summary/synopsis of research papers and four referee email and telephone contacts. The candidate is required to be a current member for a minimum of 3 years. The application/nomination submission should include a current CV, Summary/Synopsis of research work published or accepted for publication during the ten years immediately preceding the award. The major proportion of the work shall have been done in Australia or its Territories whilst a member of the RACI. 
The decision of the judges will be subject to the approval of the RACI Board. The Board decision is final and no discussions or correspondence will be entered into.

Awardees


2021
Spencer Williams
2020
Paul Low
2019
Richard Payne
2018
Kate Jolliffe
2017
Martina Stenzel
2016
Michelle Coote
2015
Calum Drummond
      2014
      Martin Banwell
      2013
      Cameron Jones
      2012
      Leone Spiccia
      2011
      Justin Gooding
      2010
      Mark Humphrey

 

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2021 WINNER

 

 

Spencer Williams

 

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