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McBain Medal

McBain Medal

Established 2006

The McBain Medal is an annual award to honour an early career researcher or technologist who has made a meritorious contribution to colloid and interface science. The award is intended to recognise both achievement and evidence of future promise. It is named after James William McBain (more information). To be eligible, the candidate should be in the UK in the earlier stages of their 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 within 15 years after completion of postgraduate study. Candidates will either be based in the UK, or will at least have carried out a substantial part of their research work there.

Currently-serving members of the Joint Colloids Group Committee are not eligible for the award.

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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