James Flack Norris Award in Physical Organic Chemistry

Award at a Glance

Recipient Industry, Faculty, Chemistry Professional, International
Category National Awards
Amount$5,000 + Expenses
DeadlineNovember 1, 2024


To encourage and reward outstanding contributions to physical organic chemistry.


The award consists of $5,000 and a certificate. Up to $2,500 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed.


The award will be granted regardless of race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, presence of disabilities, and educational background.


November 1 (Annual Review)

How to Apply

The nomination period is open from July 1 to November 1 annually. Learn more about submitting a nomination for the ACS National Awards.


Supported by an Endowed Fund Established by the ACS Northeastern Section


The ACS Northeastern Section established the award in 1963 in commemoration of James Flack Norris. It is maintained from the income of the section's Norris Fund and is distinct from the ACS Northeastern Section's James Flack Norris Award, a local section award for outstanding achievement in the teaching of chemistry.

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2024 Flack Norris Award Recipient David Crich
2024 Recipient David Crich (Center) is Presented with His Award by Mary K. Carroll, ACS President (Left), and Sponsor Representative Patrick Gordon (Right)
Photo by EPNAC.com

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