ISIS Impact Awards Previous Winners
24 Feb 2021
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The ISIS Impact Awards started in 2018 and celebrate the scientific, social and economic impact of the facility's diverse user community.

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​​2020 Science Awar​​d Winner:
2020 Society Award Winner:
2020 Economic Award Winner:
Professor Jin-Chong Tan
University of Oxford​
For his group’s work on lattice dynamics in Metal-Organic Frameworks, and how this​ effects the way they absorb and release gases and drug molecules.​

Dr Peter Albers
Evonik Operations GmbH
For his work over the last thirty years using neutrons alongside other methods to investigate materials with commercial applications, including​ catalysis​.
Professor Paolo Rech
Institute of Informatics of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
For his work ​​developing artificial intelligence frameworks to improve the​ reliability of a driverless car’s ability not to confuse a person with a post-box.​

2019 ​Science Aw​​ard Winner:​2019 Society Award Winner:
2019 Economic Award Winner:
Dr Sihai Yang
University of Manchester
For his work on​ developing functional materials.
Professor Maria Paula M. Marques
Coimbra University, Portugal
For her research using neutrons for cancer research. 
Dr Indri Adilina
Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
For her work at ISIS on the
 use of palm oil biomass waste as an alternative source for biofuel​.
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2018 Science Award Winner:
2018 Society Award Winner:
2019 Economic Award Winner:
Dr. Thomas Douglas Bennett​
University of Cambridge
For his work on modelling the structure of metal-organic framework g​​lasses​.
Dr. Andrea Lazzarini 
University of Oslo
For his work on activated carbon catalysts.
The Wallace Collection, London
For their work on utilising neutrons for non-invasive analysis of arms and armour.



Contact: Fletcher, Sara (STFC,RAL,ISIS)