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Liquid crystal chemist wins AkzoNobel UK Science Award

Goodby

BLCS member and past Chairman of the Society, Professor John Goodby FRS, has won the 2014 AkzoNobel UK Science Award.

Prof. Goodby, who is Chair of Materials Chemistry at the University of York, was honoured for “profound discoveries and outstanding contributions in the fields of self-assembling and self-organizing materials and in particular the synthesis, characterization and application of liquid crystalline materials which are used in numerous high technology applications, including computer and imaging displays, sensors, surfaces coatings, films and adhesives”.

AkzoNobelSee also:
AkzoNobel website
University of York news website

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