Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff CBE FRS
Research Professor in Chemistry
University of Nottingham
Sponsored by Royal Society of Chemistry
Professor Poliakoff is known for his Periodic Table of Videos project, an outreach effort to familiarize the public with the elements of the periodic table. Sir Martyn achieved his undergraduate and PhD degrees at the University of Cambridge, and currently leads a research group at the University of Nottingham, developing green chemistry. He was knighted for his services to the chemical sciences in 2015, as due to his work as ambassador for UK science and in public outreach. He also first brought the concept of the International Year of the Periodic Table into public awareness.
To be held at the New Walk Museum: