Liversidge Lecture - The Royal Society of NSW

The Liversidge Medal

The medal is awarded at intervals of two years for the purpose of encouragement of research in Chemistry.  It was established under the terms of a bequest to the Society by Professor Archibald Liversidge MA LLD FRS, who was Professor of Chemistry in the University of Sydney from 1874 to 1907 and was one of the Council members who sponsored the Society's Act of Incorporation in 1881.  The lectures are published in the Journal and Proceedings of the Society.

The Liversidge Medal is awarded on the recommendation of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI). 

Archibald Liversidge Medal for 2016 was awarded to Scientia Professor Justin Gooding FRACI FRSC FISE FAA FRSN. He is an ARC Australian Laureate Fellow and Deputy Head of School of Chemistry, School of Chemistry, UNSW

Professor Gooding’s field is surface chemistry. He is a leading authority in the field of surface modification of electrodes, mostly focused on bioelectronics interfaces. He has had a number of pioneering achievements, including understanding electron transfer at surfaces, making silicon compatible with aqueous solutions, advanced electrochemical techniques, and single nanoparticle sensors.

The Lecture will next be awarded in 2018.

Year & LecturerYear & Lecturer
1931    H. Hey
1933    W.J. Young
1940    G.J. Burrows
1942    J.S. Anderson
1944    F.P. Bowen
1946    L.H. Briggs
1948    I. Lauder
1950    H.R. Marston
1952    A.G.L. Rees
1954    M.R. Lemberg
1956    G.M. Badger
1958    A.D. Wadsley
1960    R.J.W. Le Fevre
1962    D.O. Jordan
1964    A. Albert
1966    L.E. Lyons
1968    R.D. Brown
1970    G.W.K. Cavill
1974    A.J. Birch
1976    R.L. Martin
1978    H.C. Freeman
1980    S.R. Johns
1982    D.P. Craig
1984    D.H. Napper
1986    B.G. Hyde
1988    R.J. Hunter
1990    D.StC. Black
1992    S. Sternhell
1994    I.G. Dance
1996    D.J. Swaine
1998    L.F. Lindoy
2000    M.A. Wilson
2002    G. Johnston
2008    Cameron Kepert
2010    John White
2012    Thomas Maschmeyer
2014    Martin Banwell
2016    Justin Gooding

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