The Nomination Process
Candidate’s details should preferably be sent directly to the President of European Photochemistry Association, Dr Julia Prieto [European candidates]; the President of the Inter-American Photochemistry Society, Prof Jerry Meyer [North and Latin American candidates]; and the President of the Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association, Prof Hiroshi Fukumura [Asian, Australian and New Zealand candidates]. Nominations may also be sent to the Chair of the Porter Medal Committee, Professor James Durrant. .
The nomination package should include:-
- Curriculum Vitae of the candidate
- A list of publications
- A citation for the award, not exceeding five pages
- Two letters of reference
Closing date for the receipt of nominations 1 February 2018
Nominated candidates from the different regions will then be considered and ranked by the Executive Committees fo the appropriate Photochemistry Societies and Associations. Each Society/Association is asked to submit the full details of no more than two candidates to the Chair of the Porter Medal Committee Professor James Durrant.
Closing date for receipt of selected two candidates 14 March 2018
The Porter Medal Committee will then consider the respective rankings of the maximum six candidates, and select the winner, in consultation with the Presidents of the three associations.
Date of announcement of winner mid-April 2018
The winner will be presented with the medal at the 2018 IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry, and is expected to deliver a celebratory lecture.