Bob Hay Lecture

2019 Bob Hay Lecture Winner:

Kim Jelfs (Imperial College London)

The Bob Hay Lectureship is awarded at the UK Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Group annual meeting, which this year will be held at the University of Kent from the 16th – 17th December 2019.
This prestigious lecture is given annually by a younger chemist (within 15 years of the completion of their PhD) working in the area of macrocyclic and/or supramolecular chemistry in its widest sense. The award lecture is given in memory of Professor Bob Hay, one of the pioneers of macrocyclic chemistry in the UK. The award is open to anyone working at an institution in the UK or Eire or who can otherwise demonstrate a strong link to the MASC Interest Group.

Self-nominations for the Bob Hay lectureship should consist of a one-page cover letter outlining suitability for the award, a CV and full publication list highlighting the applicant’s top 20 papers. Supporting statements from nominators are not required and will not be considered. Nominations must be sent to group Secretary, Prof Steve Goldup, by e-mail on or before Friday the 22nd November 2019.    

Bob Hay Lecture, Previous Winners:

2018 Rachel O’Reilly (Birmingham)

2017 Scott Cockroft (Edinburgh)

2016 Stephen Goldup (Southampton)

2015 Dave Adams (Liverpool) 

2014 Oren Scherman (Cambridge)

2013 Jonathan Nitschke (Cambridge)

2012 Andrew Wilson (Leeds)

2011 Lee Cronin (Glasgow)

2010 David Smith (York)

2009 Stephen Faulkner (Oxford)

2008 Jonathan Steed (Durham)

2007 James Tucker (Birmingham)

2006 Thorifinnur Gunnlaugsson (Trinity College Dublin)

2005 Neil Champness (Nottingham)

2004 Philip Gale (Southampton)

2003 Harry Anderson (Oxford)

2002 Michael Hannon (Birmingham)

2001 Michael Ward (Sheffield)