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McBain Medal

McBain Medal

Established 2006

The McBain Medal is an annual award to honour a younger scientist who has made a meritorious contribution to colloid and interface science – expanding beyond the traditional boundaries of the field to include those applying colloid and interface science in areas such as physics, engineering and biological, medical, formulation, polymer, 'nano' and 'soft matter' science. It is named after James William McBain (more information). To be eligible, the candidate should be in the earlier stages of their scientific career, typically within 15 years of attaining their doctorate (or equivalent degree), and will have advanced the science or technology of the field in a significant way.

Nominated by: Colloids Group (SCI CSCG and RSC CISG) members

Eligibility: Significant contribution to Colloid and Interface Science

Application: Applications can be made through the nomination form at the bottom of this page

Description of Award: Medal and Certificate

Presented at: McBain Lecture

Frequency: Annual

Nomination Opens: 1 August

Nomination Deadline: 15 November

Selected by: Joint Colloids Group Committee

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