Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 54 Issue 5

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

October 05, 2005

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2005 for Chauvin/Grubbs/Schrock

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2005 for Chauvin/Grubbs/Schrock

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2005 jointly to Yves Chauvin (Institut Français du Pétrole, Rueil-Malmaison, France, left), Robert H. Grubbs (California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA, middle), and Richard R. Schrock (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, right) for the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis.

Only three weeks ago, Grubbs and Schrock received the German Chemical Society's prestigious August Wilhelm von Hofmann Medal. Both are members of the Academic Advisory Board of Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis. Find out more in

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