• Women in Chemistry Award


Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Award 2021

Thieme Chemistry and the Editors of Science of Synthesis announce the Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Prize 2021.

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.
  • The prize includes an award of € 5,000


The 2nd Women in Chemistry Award Winner has been announced

Cristina Nevado (University of Zurich, Switzerland) has been chosen as the recipient of the Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Award 2021 due to the breadth and diversity of her work which spans the development of new catalytic methods and elucidation of underlying mechanisms, important contributions in the synthesis of medicinally relevant natural products, and development of bioactive chemical probes. Read the full announcement 

Selection Committee Chairs

Dr. Margaret Faul
Amgen Inc. | CA, USA

Prof. Dr. Alois Fürstner
Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung | Mülheim, Germany

Prize Ceremony

The 2nd Dr. Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Award Ceremony and Lecture will be held at the European Symposium on Organic Chemistry Virtual Mini Symposium, which takes place on July 5-6, 2021 in a fully digital setting.


Read more about the Winner 2021  

More information about Dr. Margaret Faul

Read the SYNFORM Interview with Dr. Margaret Faul