28 Sept 2018
The SCI Colloid & Surface Chemistry Group is calling for nominations for the 2020 Sir Eric Rideal Lecture. The award celebrates a late career/lifetime achievement of researchers and technologists who have made sustained and outstanding contributions to colloid and interface science or its applications.
To be eligible, candidates will normally have enjoyed a professional career exceeding 30 years duration, much of it in the UK, even if not UK-based currently. International candidates who have had a substantial and widely recognised impact upon the UK colloid and interface community (e.g. by way of sustained collaborations, and will have been a regular visitor to, or resident of, the UK) will also be considered.
The deadline for nominations is 1 March 2019.
Proposers and seconders must be members of one of the two sponsoring special interest groups (SCI’s CSCG or RSC’s CISG), although candidates need not themselves be members necessarily.
The committee will make a decision at their committee meeting in March 2019, based on the case made by the proposers, together with what is known about the candidates in the public domain. The outcome will be announced as soon as possible thereafter, and the Lecture will most likely be given at a dedicated event in early 2020.
The Committee reserves the right to make no award in the event of there being no suitable candidate for the award.
Those intending to propose a candidate are encouraged to contact the Award Coordinator (Prof. Joseph Keddie, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) for guidance regarding eligibility before submitting their nomination.
Further information and the online nomination form are available via the links below.