The Porter Medal 2016

Deadline for nominations: 31st January 2016

The Porter Medal is awarded every two years to the scientist who, in the opinion of the European Photochemistry Association, the Inter-American Photochemistry Association and the Asian and Oceania Photochemistry Association has contributed most to the subject of Photochemistry.

Named for the late George Porter FRS, Nobel Laureate the Porter Medal is awarded to the scientist who in the opinion of the judges, has contributed most the science of Photochemistry with emphasis on  more physical matters, thus reflecting George Porter’s own interests.

To nominate European candidates for the Porter Medal 2016 candidates should preferably be sent directly to the President of the European Photochemistry Association. Dr David Worral . The nomination package should include.

Curriculum Vitae of the candidate
A list of publications
A citation for the award, not exceeding five pages in length
Two letters of reference
For the nomination of candidates from other continents, please see the Porter Medal Webpage:


EPA Prize for Best PhD Thesis in Photochemistry

Deadline for nominations: 31st December 2015
The Fifth EPA Prize for the best PhD thesis in Photochemistry will be attributed during the CECP 2016 Meeting in Bad Hofgastein, Austria. (February 13th to 18th). The prize is 1000 €, plus travel costs to Bad Hofgastein (within the limit of 300 €), and ONE FREE YEAR of EPA membership.

The candidate must have defended their PhD thesis in 2014 or 2015 and be nominated by an EPA Member. Nominations for this prize  are now open and all nominations should also be sent directly to . The nomination package should include.
Curriculum Vitae of the candidate
Copy of the Thesis
Abstract of the thesis in English of no more than five pages in length
A list of publications arising from the thesis
A letter of support

David Spichiger, SCS