The Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize is awarded biennially by the RSC BMCS to commemorate Professor Campbell’s outstanding contributions in a broad range of chemistry and their applications to the understanding of bioactivity. The award comprises £2000 and a medal as well as one free attendance at an RSC BMCS conference in the year of the award.
Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize 2023 – Call for Nominations
Call for nominations are now closed.
Submissions are invited from individuals or teams in industry and academia with a British research centre mailing address although work may be from several worldwide groups.
Seminal publications which may include presentations in the public domain and/or patents from the submitting individual or team relating to work of biological and/or medicinal chemistry interest including discovery, process development, agrochemical and aromachemical research.
Submissions may be a culmination of a series of papers published in recent years prior to the award.
Submissions must be accompanied by written permission from Heads of Department or Managers for the release of the work details.
All submissions should be sent to the Conference Secretariat, Hg3 Conferences.
Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize 2023 – Announcement of Winners
Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize – Previous Winners
British scientists and clinical researchers who contributed to the COVID-19 response (received on their behalf by Sir Patrick Vallance, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of the UK)
The FGFR discovery team: Christopher W Murray, Patrick Angibaud, and Herbie Newell
Astex Pharmaceuticals, Janssen Pharmaceutica, and the Northern Institute for Cancer Research (NICR), Newcastle University
Development of Erdafitinib
Development of TAGRISSOTM
Miles Congreve, Fiona Marshall and Malcom Weir
GPCR drug discovery
Development of BrilintaTM/BriliqueTM
Paul O’Neill, Kevin Park and Stephen Ward
University of Liverpool
Research and Development of Anti-Malaria Agents
Lawrence Woo and Barry Potter
University of Bath
Atul Purohit and Michael Reed
Imperial College, London
Discovery of Steroid Sulfatase Inhibitors
Jonathan Bennett, Anton Bom, Alan Muir, Ronald Palin, David Rees and Ming Zhang
Development of Sugammadex
University of St Andrews
Research on Fluorinating Enzymes
Development of CCR5 Antagonists
Malcolm Stevens, Andrew Westwell & Tracy Bradshaw
Cancer Research UK
Discovery of the Anticancer Compound Fortress & Related Work
§ Joint winners
A history of the Prize is available to download.
Contact and Further Information
RSC BMCS Secretariat, Hg3 Conferences Ltd
E-mail: Conference Secretariat.