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Lister Memorial Lecture

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Established 1944

The Lister Memorial Lecture is named after Sir Joseph Lister, the British surgeon who first introduced antisepsis into hospital routine and pioneered the field of bacteriology in the late 19th century. The medal was first awarded to Sir Alexander Fleming, who discovered pencillin, in 1944, and has subsequently been awarded a further 15 times to eminent scientists working at the interface of chemistry and medicine.

Nominated by: SCI Member or Committee

Eligibility: Open

Description of Award: Lecture followed by publication

Presented at: Scotland Group event, traditionally held in Aberdeen, Edinburgh or St Andrews

Frequency: Open

Selected by: Scotland Group Committee

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