The Porter Medal is awarded every two years to the scientist who, in the opinion of the European Photochemistry Association, the Inter-American Photochemistry Society, and the Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association, has contributed most to the subject of Photochemistry.

The Porter Medal, named for the late George Porter FRS, Nobel Laureate,  is awarded biennually to the scientist who in the opinion of the judges, has contributed most to the science of photochemistry with particular emphasis on more physical aspects, reflecting George Porter’s own interests.

For more information access to The Porter Medal Official Site.

Call for nominations

For details about the nomination process, please visit the Official Site .

CLOSED

The Porter Medal has been awarded to Haruo Inoue from Tokyo Metropolitan University and it will be given at the APC 2018 December in Tapei.

Former laureates

Last edition: 2020

Country: Hong Kong
Institution: The University of Hong Kong

2020

Country: Hong Kong
Institution: The University of Hong Kong

2018

Country: Japan
Institution: Tokyo Metropolitan University

2016

Jim Barber / Fredrick D. Lewis

Country: UK / USA
Institution: Imperial College London / Northwestern University

2014

Country: Japan
Institution: Rikkyo University

2012

Country: USA
Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2010

Country: UK
Institution: Imperial College London