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Tilden Lectures

portrait of Professor Gladden Professor Lynn Gladden has been awarded a Tilden Medal and Lectureship by the Royal Society of Chemistry for the year 2001/2002 and she is currently undertaking the lecture tour associated with that honour.

The Tilden Lectureships were founded in 1939 in memory of Sir William Augustus Tilden, President of the Royal Society of Chemistry from 1903 to 1905. They are awarded annually to three of the younger members of the RSC and the lectures should deal with progress in some branch of chemistry. A silver medal and an honorarium is awarded. Professor Gladden's fellow winners were M Schröder and T J Simpson

Lynn will be giving the Tilden Lecture of the Royal Society of Chemistry at the following Universities, where she will be describing her work in Magnetic Resonance Imaging:

Reading 18 March 2002
Liverpool 17 April 2002
Dundee 24 April 2002
UMIST 1 May 2002
Sheffield 15 May 2002

Professor Gladden also received an OBE for services to chemistry in the New Year's honours list announced 1 January, 2001 and she was awarded the Beilby Medal and Prize by the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1995.

She is a member of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge University, and Head of the Catalysis and Magnetic Resonance Group.

The portrait is by and is reproduced here with their permission.