Get Expert Predictions for the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Nobel Prize Predictions

We won’t know who the winner (or winners) of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry will be until Oct. 4. But if you can’t wait that long — or you just love to speculate — we’ve got a panel of experts who are willing to put forth some educated chemistry Nobel Prize predictions.

Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) has crunched the numbers, looking at who wins the coveted prize along a variety of lines, including age, nationality, scientific focus and institutional affiliation. They’ve also looked at women who should have won in years past, but were overlooked. Now you can join C&EN reporters and a few guest experts for a free webinar from ACS Webinars® and C&EN, as they look at this year’s field and offer their chemistry Nobel Prize predictions.

Who Will Win the #ChemNobel? Predicting the 2017 Nobel Laureate(s) in Chemistry,” will be held Sept. 27 from 2-3 p.m. ET. Attendees will get Nobel Prize predictions, learn about this year’s potential front-runners, as well as gain insights into the nomination process and get a look at the all-time great Nobel Prize snubs. You’ll even be able to join the discussion and suggest your own questions to the panel about their chemistry Nobel Prize predictions. Slides from the webinar will be available for download afterward.

Register now and log in on Sept. 27 to hear chemistry Nobel Prize predictions from:

  • Carmen Drahl, Freelance science journalist whose work has appeared in outlets such as Forbes.com and the Princeton Alumni Weekly, formerly a reporter at C&EN.
  • Omar K. Farha, Associate professor of chemistry at Northwestern University, distinguished adjunct professor at King Abdulaziz University, president of NuMat Technologies, and associate editor for ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
  • Marie Heffern, Assistant professor of chemistry at the University of California, Davis, and a member of the 2017 Talented 12.
  • Matt Davenport, Associate editor in the science and technology group at C&EN and cohost of the Web series “Speaking of Chemistry.”
  • Lauren K. Wolf, Executive editor for science at C&EN.

Register for “Who Will Win the #ChemNobel? Predicting the 2017 Nobel Laureate(s) in Chemistry” Now and Get Chemistry Nobel Prize predictions and read about last year’s winners.

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