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Charles Tennant Memorial Lecture

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Established 1943

Charles Tennant was a pioneer of the chemical industry and was instrumental in encouraging the growth of the textile industry. He came from modest beginnings as an apprentice weaver and went on to patent various methods of making bleaches, eventually setting up his own company in Paisley. More details

Today the Charles Tennant Memorial Lecture is one of SCI Scotland's most prestigious honours and a popular and high profile social fixture in its national industrial calendar.

The most recent Charles Tennant Memorial Lecture was held on 13 October 2015 at the University of the West of Scotland.

Nominated by: Scotland Group

Eligibility: Expertise in chemical research and knowledge

Description of Award: Lecture

Presented at: Scottish Regional Interest Group Event, preferably in Glasgow

Frequency: Every two to three years or as appropriate

Selected by: Scotland Group Committee

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