• Women in Chemistry Award


Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Award 2021

Thieme Chemistry and the Editors of Science of Synthesis announce the Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Prize 2021.

General Principles

  • The prize is awarded to a young woman of any nationality within the first 15 years of her independent career in chemical research.
  • The prize will be awarded in recognition of the candidate’s outstanding achievements in organic chemistry, broadly defined to include medicinal, biological, organometallic, or materials chemistry, and related areas.
  • The prize includes an award of € 5,000

Nomination Details

Proposals must be accompanied by:

  • a resume or CV of the nominee
  • a list of the candidate’s most significant publications (up to 10)
  • a statement describing the candidate’s work and its importance (up to 3 pages)
  • a short citation summarizing the candidate’s achievements (1-2 sentences) 

The material will be confidentially forwarded to an independent selection committee. Self-nomination is not permitted.

The nomination deadline for the 2021 award was on December 11, 2020. Please do not submit any more nominations.

Selection Committee Chairs

Dr. Margaret Faul
Amgen Inc. | CA, USA

Prof. Dr. Alois Fürstner
Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung | Mülheim, Germany

Prize Ceremony

The second Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Award Ceremony and Lecture will be held at the European Symposium on Organic Chemistry in Ghent (Belgium), which takes place from July 11-15, 2021.


Read more about the Winner 2019

More information about Dr. Margaret Faul

Read the SYNFORM Interview with Dr. Margaret Faul


Dr. Marcus White Send E-Mail For further information and nominations please contact Dr. Marcus White.