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Sir James Irvine Scholarship

James Colquhoun Irvine established his reputation as a chemist through his work on carbohydrates and was made a Professor at the University of St Andrews in 1909. He became known as an inspirational teacher who encouraged many others to pursue careers in both academic and industrial chemistry. He was elected FRS in 1918 and knighted in 1925.

From 1921 until his death in 1952, Sir James Irvine was Principal & Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, successfully leading the institution through a period of substantial challenge and change.

In recognition of his contribution to both chemistry and St Andrews, the Sir James Irvine Endowed PhD Scholarship Fund has been established. This will provide funding for an exceptional Chemists to develop their research at St Andrews.

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