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John Chubb Award

The John Chubb Award is for outstanding contributions to experimental electrostatics by early career researchers.

The prize is up to a £100 and a certificate.

It honours the contributions of Dr John Norman Chubb to the study and understanding of electrostatics.


Download a nomination form (DOC, 30KB) and email to [email protected].

The deadline for nominations is 20 October every year.

About Dr Norman Chubb (1933-2015)

Dr Chubb was awarded a physics degree from the University of Birmingham in 1954 and a PhD on behaviour of particles during electrostatic precipitation in 1958. A wide range of industrial work followed for:

  • English Electric Company
  • The Technology Division of the UK Atomic Energy Authority Culham Laboratory, now called Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
  • Linotype-Paul in Cheltenham
  • instrumentation company, IDB, where Chubb was managing director

John Chubb Instrumentation was set up in 1983 to make high-quality instruments for electrostatic measurements.