Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Award

Call for Nominations for the 1st Award

Thieme Chemistry and the Editors of Science of Synthesis announce the Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Award 2019. This award is presented every two years and is intended to recognize and highlight outstanding contributions by young women to research in organic chemistry. The prize includes an award of € 5,000.

General Principles

The prize is awarded to a young woman of any nationality within the first 15 years of her independent career in chemical research.
The prize will be awarded in recognition of the candidate’s outstanding achievements in organic chemistry, broadly defined to include medicinal, biological, organometallic, or materials chemistry, and related areas.

Selection Committee Chairs

Dr. Margaret Faul
Amgen Inc. | CA, USA

Prof. Dr. Alois Fuerstner
Max Planck Institute for Coal Research | Muelheim, Germany

Prize Ceremony

The first Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Award Ceremony and Lecture will be held at the European Symposium on Organic Chemistry in Vienna (Austria), which takes place from July 14-18, 2019.

Nomination Details

Proposals must be accompanied by:

  • a resume or CV of the nominee
  • a list of the candidate’s most significant publications (up to 10)
  • a statement describing the candidate’s work and its importance (up to 3 pages)
  • a short citation summarizing the candidate’s achievements (1-2 sentences)

The material will be confidentially forwarded to an independent selection committee. Self-nomination is not permitted.


Deadline: December 14, 2018

Nomination materials should be submitted by e-mail to marcus.white@thieme.de.


Read the press release

More information about Dr. Margaret Faul

Read the SYNFORM Interview with Dr. Margaret Faul



Dr. Marcus White Send E-Mail For further information and nominations please contact Dr. Marcus White.