Awards and Sponsorship

The CCDC sponsors international scientific awards for scientists through the auspices of appropriate professional organisations, who are responsible for seeking nominations, judging poster presentations and making arrangements for award presentations.

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Previous Prize Winners

2017 (Hyderabad)

  • K. Nath, IIT Kharagpur, India
  • F. Kleemiss, University of Bremen, Germany
  • Gowtham, G.K., University of Mysore, India

2014 (Montreal)

  • C. Tsuboi, University of Kyoto, Japan
  • D. E. Braun, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • F. A. Paz, University of Aveiro, Portugal

2011 (Madrid)

  • K. Davies, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • K. A. Solanko, Odense University, Denmark
  • A. G. Dikundwar, Bangalore Uiversity, India

2008 (Osaka)

  • C. M. L. Vande Velde, University Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
  • A. E. Platero-Prats, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, Spain
  • L. J. McCormick, University of Melbourne, Australia

2005 (Florence)

  • A. R. Choudhury, University of Liverpool, UK
  • B. Dittrich, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
  • A. Budzianowski, AMU, Poznan, Poland

2002 (Geneva)

  • M. Hostettler, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • K.M. Heslop, University of Bristol, UK
  • B. Dittrich, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

1999 (Glasgow)

  • P. Muller, University of Gottingen, Germany
  • Alicia Beatty, Kansas State University, USA
  • C. Baehtz, University of Darmstadt, Germany
  • S. Leoni, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2018 (Oviedo)

  • Filip Topic, McGill University, Canada

2016 (Basel)

  • Aniko Udvarhelyi, Novartis, Switzerland
  • Joost van den Ende, Radboud University, Netherlands
  • Avishek Maity, University of Montpellier, France

2015 (Rovinj)

  • Natalie Johnson, Newcastle University, UK
  • Prem Lama, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Jens Luebben, Georg-August-University Goettingen, Germany

2013 (Warwick)

  • Joe Ridout, University of Durham, UK
  • Kate Wittering, University of Bath, UK
  • Eliška Skořepová, Vysoká Škola Chemicko-Technologická, Czech Republic

2012 (Bergen)

  • Natalia Snejko, ICMM-CSIC, Spain
  • Anna Kupka, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
  • Günes Demirtas, Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey

2010 (Darmstadt)

  • J. Brüning, Goethe-University, Frankfurt & Av-garde Mat. Sim., Freiburg, Germany
  • A. Brink, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • V. André, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon & Univ. Porto, Oporto, Portugal

2009 (Istanbul)

  • A. Karaoglu, University of Balikesir, Turkey
  • F. Gandara, Institute of Science & Materials, Madrid, Spain
  • M. Andrejaié, Jozef Stephan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2007 (Marrakech)

  • Laura Roces, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
  • Tia Jacobs, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Dejan-Kresimir Bucar, University of Iowa, USA

2006 (Leuven)

  • Emiliana D’Oria, Universitat de Barcelona and CeRQT Barcelona, Spain
  • Sara Wishkerman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
  • Samuel M. Hawxwell, University of Sheffield, UK

2004 (Budapest)

  • A. Jacobs, Cape Technikon, Cape Town, South Africa
  • T. Aree, University of Berne, Switzerland
  • Z. Stefanic, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

2003 (Durban)

  • T. Aree, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • C. Esterhuysen, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • A. Docherty, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

2001 (Krakow)

  • L. Dobrzycki, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • G. Paliwoda, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
  • M.U. Schmidt, Clariant GmbH, Germany

2000 (Nancy)

  • R.S. Bogadi, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr H. Birkedal, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Petra Simoncic, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2008 – Professor Paul Raithby, University of Bath
  • 2004 – Professor A. Guy Orpen, University of Bristol
  • 2001 – Professor Kenneth D. M. Harris, University of Birmingham
  • 1998 – Professor Judith A. K. Howard, University of Durham
  • 2022 (Leeds) – Dr Hamish Yeung, University of Birmingham
  • 2021 (Online) – Dr Charlie McMonagle, ESRF, The European Synchrotron
  • 2020 (Online**) – Dr Karen Robertson, University of Nottingham
  • 2019 (Stevenage*) – Dr Sihai Yang, University of Manchester
  • 2018 (Warwick) – Dr Claire L. Hobday, University of Bath
  • 2017 (Lancaster) – Dr Lauren E. Hatcher, University of Bath
  • 2016 (Nottingham) – Dr Mark R. Warren, Diamond Light Source
  • 2015 (York) – Dr Nick P. Funnell, University of Oxford
  • 2014 (Loughborough) – Dr Lynne H. Thomas, University of Bath
  • 2013 – No BCA Spring Meeting & no prize awarded
  • 2012 (Warwick) – Dr Gareth O. Lloyd, University of Cambridge
  • 2011 (Keele) – Dr Peter A. Wood, CCDC
  • 2010 (Warwick) – Dr Stephen A. Moggach, University of Edinburgh
  • 2009 (Loughborough) – Dr Hazel A. Sparkes, University of Durham
  • 2008 (York) – Dr Kirsty M. Anderson, University of Durham
  • 2007 (Canterbury) – Dr Andrew Parkin, University of Glasgow
  • 2006 (Lancaster) – Dr Graeme M. Day, University of Cambridge
  • 2005 (Loughborough) – Dr Anders J. Markvardsen, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
  • 2004 (Manchester) – Dr Maryjane Tremayne, University of Birmingham
  • 2003 (York) – Dr Ivana Radosavljevic Evans, University of Durham
  • 2002 (Nottingham) – Dr David R. Allan, University of Edinburgh
  • 2001 (Reading) – Dr Claire Wilson, University of Nottingham
  • 2000 (Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh) – Dr Jacqueline M. Cole, University of Cambridge

*The 2019 CCDC prize was awarded at the BCA CCG/IG Autumn Meeting instead of the BCA Spring Meeting.

**The 2020 Prize talk will be given online at the CCG Autumn meeting on the 18th November 2020.