ICI Boyle Higgins Gold Medal and Lecture Award 2021

The Boyle Higgins Medal and Lecture Award, instituted in 1985, is an award for research work carried out in chemistry under the headings: (a) Pure Chemistry, (b) Applied and Industrial Chemistry or (c) Chemical Education. The award is made for an outstanding and internationally recognised research contribution to the advancement of chemistry by a chemist of any nationality working in Ireland or by an Irish chemist working overseas.

Following an open call for nominations for this prestigious award and an independent and international review process, we are delighted to let you know that Professor Tadhg Begley, an Irish chemist, UCC alumnus, Distinguished Professor, Derek Barton Professor of Chemistry and Robert A. Welch Foundation Chair, at Texas A&M University in the US, is the recipient of the ICI Boyle Higgins’ Gold Medal and Lecture Award 2021. Professor Begley’s profile may be found here.  Our warmest congratulations to Professor Begley. Professor Begley delivered an outstanding award lecture during the ICI Centenary Congress 2022.


Pictured: Professor Patrick Guiry (ICI President) presenting Professor Tadhg Begley with his award during the ICI Centenary Congress in the Royal Irish Academy, 17th November, 2022