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__Present and Previous Positions__
* 2020 - Professor of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, and Director, Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA.
* 2013 - 2019 Crum Brown Chair of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
* 2009 - 2013 Chair of Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
* 2007 - 2009 Reader in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
* 1999 - 2007 Lecturer then Reader (from 2006) in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Nottingham
* 1997 - 1998 Fulbright Scholar, MIT, Cambridge, USA. Postdoctoral Fellowship
* 1994 - 1997 DPhil Chemistry, Sussex University
* 1990 - 1994 MA Chemistry, Oxford University
__Fields of Scholarship__
__Honours and Awards__
*FRS, 2018. Elevated to the Fellowship of the Royal Society
*Sir Geoff Wilkinson Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry 2018. For pioneering research into transuranic organometallic chemistry
*Todd-Krebs Lectureship 2018 of the German Chemical Society GDCh. For advances in chemistry
*Lord Kelvin Prize of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 2017. Scotland’s senior research prize in the physical sciences
*OBE, 2017. Admitted to the Queen’s most Excellent Order of the British Empire, for services to chemistry and women in STEM, in the Queens’s birthday honours
*The Chancellor's Prize for Research 2017, University of Edinburgh. Awarded annually by HRH the Princess Royal for research excellence
*Seaborg Visiting Professorship 2017. Research sabbatical position hosted by the Seaborg Institute, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
*Gordon Young Lectureship 2017. Chemical Institute of Canada
*ERC Advanced Grant. F-ex, exploration and understanding of subtle and weak interactions in f-element bonding
*TUM Ambassador, since 2017. Technische Universität München
*Seaborg Lectureship 2015. Award lectures and research sabbatical hosted by UC Berkeley, USA
*Lucy Pickett Lectureship 2015. Mount Holyoke College, USA. First recipient of the award from outside North American. For contributions to science and women in STEM
*Senior Visiting Scholarship, 2015, Fudan University, Shanghai
*Suffrage Science Jewellery recipient 2014, MRC, UK. Awarded by the UK Research Councils for contributions to women in STEM
*FRSE since 2012. Elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
*Royal Society Franklin Medal 2012. For scientific excellence, and women in STEM activity
*Corday-Morgan Prize 2012, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. For breakthrough research in chemistry
*Mordecai Rubin lectureship 2012, Technion Research Institute, Israel
*EPSRC Leadership Fellowship, 2009 - 2014
*Humboldt Foundation, Bessel award, 2007. Made to ten promising scientists under the age of 45 (aged 35 at time of award)

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[Curriculum Vitae |User/Arnold_Polly/CV]
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[Publication list|User/Arnold_Polly/Publications]
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