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Platinum Metals Rev., 2001, 45, (3), 129

Rhodium Bicentenary Competition

Johnson Matthey is marking the 200th anniversary of the discovery of rhodium by holding a competition for a new research project on any aspect of rhodium science, preferably aimed towards a new application. The prize will be a sponsorsed Ph.D. studentship and a loan of metal with which to conduct the investigation. The competition is open worldwide to scientists in universities and institutes of advanced research who train future scientists. Further details of the competition are available on the Internet at:

Scientists wishing to participate should E-mail to:, with a 1-page attachment of their research proposal. The successful project will have contact with Johnson Matthey scientists over its duration. The closing date for applying is 1st October 2001.

The winning proposal will be selected by a panel chaired by the Director of the Johnson Matthey Technology Centre. The winning entry will be announced in the January 2002 issue of Platinum Metals Review .

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