The prestigious Osborne Medal, established in 1926 to recognize distinguished contributions in the field of cereal chemistry, was named after the outstanding protein chemist Thomas Burr Osborne, who received the first award in 1928. This medal shall be awarded to an individual whose research in the field of cereal chemistry has contributed significantly to the progress of the science.
The recipient is given the opportunity to present at the Cereals & Grains Association Annual Meeting at which the medal is presented. Recipients of the Osborne Medal are also accorded the status of Cereals & Grains Association Fellow, if not already a Fellow.
Cereals & Grains Association Membership is required.
How to Nominate
This award alternates every other year with the Philip Williams Award. Submit nominations using the online nomination form. The online award nomination form will be available from November–January 31 in odd years.
Completed nomination packets should include:
- A cover letter addressed to Cereals & Grains Association headquarters describing why the nominee is worthy of consideration for the stated award
- At least two and not more than five supporting letters
- Curriculum vitae
- List of publications
- Nominations should address the activities most relevant to the award, with a clear statement of the impact the nominee has had in his/her specific area of expertise.
||Thomas Burr Osborne
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||R. Carl Hoseney
|2013||Geoff Fincher||2015||Per B. J. Aman|
|2017||Kaisa Poutanen||2019||Craig Morris|
|2021||John R. N. Taylor|||||