Distinguished Alumni Award Winner 2023
Introducing your 2023 winner
Professor Sir Stephen Sparks
Stephen (Geology 1971, PhD 1974) is a pioneer in volcanology and an inspiration to the next generation. Not only has his extensive research and fieldwork significantly advanced scientific understanding, Stephen has also advised governments globally on volcanic risk and extended his expertise into areas like epidemiology, radioactive waste management and natural resources.
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Celebrating the long-term achievements of outstanding alumni
The Distinguished Alumni Award recognises and celebrates outstanding alumni who have demonstrated sustained excellence in their personal and professional achievements, are leaders in their field or have made a substantial impact on society.
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