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Sunday, October 14, 2012

ChemSpider's Antony Williams honoured for making science easier for scientists

Dr Antony Williams, VP for Strategic Development and Head of the Cheminformatics group for the Royal Society of Chemistry has been honoured by Microsoft Research for his outstanding contribution to the field of data-intensive computing, especially for his work on the ChemSpider platform. Williams received the 2012 Jim Gray eScience Award at a banquet marking the end of this year's Microsoft eScience Workshop in Chicago, Illinois, USA on 9 October. The award - named after Jim Gray, a Technical Fellow for Microsoft Research and a Turing Award winner - recognises innovators whose work makes science easier for scientists

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