Robin Clark to Receive Inaugural Franklin-Lavoisier Prize
Clark will receive the award at the Chimie et Art conference in
“Using raman microscopy to identify pigments in paint has helped document the provenance, age, and authenticity of artifacts ranging from
Clark has held visiting professorships in 11 countries and has lectured at over 350 universities and institutions in 36 countries throughout the world. He has served on many national committees, including the councils of the Royal Society, the Royal Institution of
In 1989 Clark was elected an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of
About the Franklin-Lavoisier Prize Created in 2008, the Franklin-Lavoisier Prize is jointly awarded by the Fondation de la Maison de la Chimie (FMC) and the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF). Named for Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and
About the Fondation de la Maison de la Chimie Founded in 1928, the Fondation de la Maison de la Chimie had the goal of building and maintaining a central meeting and working space to promote the popularization of science, and was organized for the service of chemists worldwide. To fulfill this mission, the Maison de la Chimie provides a number of services, implementing activities to facilitate cooperation between all those working to promote chemistry as one of the basic disciplines throughout the science and technology.
About the Chemical Heritage Foundation
The Chemical Heritage Foundation serves the community of the chemical and molecular sciences, and the wider public, by treasuring the past, educating the present, and inspiring the future. CHF carries out a program of outreach and interpretation in order to advance an understanding of the role of the chemical and molecular sciences, technologies, and industries in shaping society; maintains a world-class collection of materials that document the history and heritage of the chemical and molecular sciences, technologies, and industries; and encourages research in its collections.
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