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Imperial celebrates as 16 researchers receive major science honours



Imperial researchers have been recognised by the Royal Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the EMBO.

Fellowship of the Royal Society has been granted to Professors Steven Cowley, Amanda Fisher, Jenny Nelson and Bill Rutherford. Fellowships are given to distinguished scientists by the Royal Society in recognition of "contributions to science, both in fundamental research resulting in greater understanding, and also in leading and directing scientific and technological progress in industry and research establishments.
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Six Imperial academics have been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences for their contributions to advancing medical science. The new Fellows – Professor Majid Ezzati, Professor Sebastian Johnston, Professor Paul Matthews, Professor Dudley Pennell, Professor Nadia Rosenthal, and Professor William Wisden are honoured for original discoveries and innovative application of scientific knowledge that brings about advances in human health and welfare.
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Among 60 prizes and awards announced this month by the Royal Society of Chemistry, five have gone to chemical scientists working at Imperial. Dr Matthew Fuchter is this year’s Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize Winner, Professor Iain McCulloch has been named the Tilden Prize winner, Professor Milo Shaffer and Professor Molly Stevens have received the Corday-Morgan Prize, and Dr Edward Tate has received the Norman Heatley Award.
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Professor Vincent Savolainen is among 50 world class scientists in neuroscience, ecology and evolution recognised by the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) this year for their outstanding research.
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