The American Chemical Society Northeastern Section is accepting nominations for the 29th Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest. The award is given annually to a chemical scientist residing in the US or Canada whose scientific and technical work has contributed to the public’s well-being and has communicated the positive values of the chemical profession.
The award, consisting of a bronze medal and $5,000, will be presented at the section’s April 2020 meeting. Nominations should be submitted as a single PDF file and should include a letter signed by the primary sponsor, short supporting statements from two cosponsors, a biography of the nominee, and copies of pertinent articles and popular news and feature articles indicative of public interest.
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