Issue Date: January 4, 2016
James T. Grady-James H. Stack Award For Interpreting Chemistry For The Public: Peter Atkins
Sponsor: American Chemical Society
Citation: For using the written word so effectively to spread an appreciation and understanding of the contributions of chemistry to the modern world.
Current position: emeritus professor of physical chemistry, University of Oxford, and fellow of Lincoln College
Education: B.Sc., Ph.D., chemistry, University of Leicester; M.A., University of Oxford
Atkins on what gets him inspired:“Writing textbooks ignites the flame; writing books for the general public spreads it. The challenge lies at . . .
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