Prizes and Awards

2017 Arthur C. Cope Award American Chemical Society
2014 IUPAC-Thales Nano Prize in Flow Chemistry IUPAC
2013 Longstaff Prize Royal Society of Chemistry
Franco Britannique Prize Société Chimie de France
2011 Royal Medal Royal Society
2010 Paracelsus Prize Swiss Chemical Society
2009 Heinrich Wieland Prize Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany
Tetrahedron Prize Elsevier
Perkin Prize for Organic Chemistry Royal Society of Chemistry – first recipient
U.R. Ghatak Endowment Lecture and Gold Medal Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, India
2008 High Throughput Drug Discovery Methodologies Award Royal Society of Chemistry
Prous Institute-Overton and Meyer Award for New Technologies in Drug Discovery European Federation of Medicinal Chemistry
Hans Heroff Inhoffen Medal Helmholtz Zentrum für Infectionsforschung, Germany
2007 The SCI Innovation Award Society of the Chemical Industry
Paul Karrer Gold Medal University of Zürich, Switzerland
Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry American Chemical Society
Medal on the Occasion of 150th Anniversary Société Française de Chimie
2006 The Robert Robinson Lectureship, Medal and Prize Royal Society of Chemistry
The Nagoya Gold Medal Banyu Life Science Foundation International, Japan
Thomson Scientific Laureate in Chemistry Thomson ISI
2005 The Yamada-Koga Prize Japan Research Foundation for Optically Active Compounds
2004 The Messel Medal Lecture Society of Chemical Industry
Innovation of the Year Award: Jointly with AstraZeneca, Avecia and Syngenta Chemical Industries Association
iChemE Award for Innovation in Applied Catalysis The iAc Award
Teamwork in Innovation Award The Royal Society of Chemistry
Alexander-von-Humboldt Award Germany
2003 The Ernest Guenther Award in the Chemistry of Natural Products American Chemical Society
Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award and the Award in Carbohydrate Chemistry Royal Society of Chemistry
2001 Haworth Memorial Lectureship, Medal and Prize Royal Society of Chemistry
August-Wilhelm-von Hofmann Medal Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker
The Pfizer Award for Innovative Science Pfizer Global R & D – 1st recipient
2000 The Davy Medal The Royal Society
1999 The GlaxoWellcome Award for Outstanding Achievement in Organic Chemistry GSK – 1st recipient
1998 The Rhône-Poulenc Research Lectureship, Medal and Prize Royal Society of Chemistry
1997 The Bakerian Lecturer The Royal Society
1996 The Dr. Paul Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis Janssen Research Foundation
George Kenner Prize and Lectureship University of Liverpool
The Novartis Research Fellowship Novartis – 1995-2007
1995 The Flintoff Medal Royal Society of Chemistry
1994 Adolf Windaus Medal German Chemical Society – Georg-August University, Göttingen
1993 Simonsen Lectureship and Medal Royal Society of Chemistry
Award for Natural Product Chemistry Royal Society of Chemistry
1992 Pedler Lectureship, Medal and Prize Royal Society of Chemistry
1989 Award for Organic Synthesis Royal Society of Chemistry
1988 Tilden Lectureship and Medal Royal Society of Chemistry
1983 Pfizer Academic Award Pfizer PLC – 1st recipient
1981 The 1981-1983 Hickinbottom Research Fellowship Royal Society of Chemistry – joint 1st recipient
1980 Corday Morgan Medal Royal Society of Chemistry