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The Robert A. Welch Award in Chemistry encourages basic chemical research and recognizes the value of chemical research contributions for the benefit of mankind. The founder was interested in chemistry and its service to the betterment and understanding of human life. In accordance with these principles, any person can be considered for the award who has made important chemical research contributions which have a significant, positive influence on mankind. The award is intended to recognize contributions that have not previously been rewarded in a similar manner.

Because MU is limited to one nomination for this award, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 5:00 pm Friday, December 16, 2005. Letters of intent should include 1) a 2-page biographical sketch and 2) a list of 25 of the nominee's most important scientific publications.

Amount: $300,000 and a presentation of the award at a dinner held in the recipient’s honor
MU Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Friday, December 16, 2005 (letter of intent)
Sponsor Deadline:

February 1, 2006

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This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in chemistry, biochemistry, and chemical engineering. Please forward it to faculty members who may be interested.

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