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.
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.