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November 2022

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Dr Ross Anderson awarded a 2022 Royal Society University Research Fellowship
  • Professor James Bryson awarded a 2022 European Research Council Starting Grant

  • Professor Julie Cosmidis awarded a 2022 European Research Council Starting Grant

Department of Engineering Science

  • Dr Abhirup Banerjee awarded a 2022 Royal Society University Research Fellowship
  • Professor Christopher Proctor awarded a 2022 European Research Council Starting Grant

Department of Materials

  • Professor Richard Todd elected a Fellow of The American Ceramic Society 

Department of Physics

  • Dr Nick Bultinck awarded a 2022 Royal Society University Research Fellowship
  • Dr Joseph Goodwin awarded a 2022 European Research Council Starting Grant
  • Dr James Matthews awarded a 2022 Royal Society University Research Fellowship

Department of Statistics

  • Sahra Ghalebikesabi awarded a Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship

Mathematical Institute

  • Dr Kaibo Hu awarded a 2022 Royal Society University Research Fellowship

October 2022

Department of Engineering Science

  • Professor David Clifton awarded the IEEE “Early Career Award” for 2022
  • Professor Harrison Steel awarded a 2022 Philip Leverhulme Prize

Department of Materials

  • Professor Sebastian Bonilla awarded a 2022 Philip Leverhulme Prize

Department of Physics

  • Professor JC Séamus Davis awarded the 2023 Oliver E Buckley Prize by the American Physical Society
  • Professor Gianluca Gregori awarded the 2022 Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin medal and prize of the Institute of Physics
  • Dr Hariom Jani warded the Emerging Investigator Medal and Prize 2021 by the Institute of Physics Singapore
  • Professor Michael Johnston made a 2022 Fellow of the American Physical Society

Mathematical Institute

  • Dr Kaibo Hu awarded the SIAM Early Career Prize in Computational Science and Engineering

September 2022

Department of Computer Science

  • Professor Niki Trigoni elected as Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Professor Mike Kendall elected fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Department of Engineering Science

  • Professor David Hills elected as Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow

Mathematical Institute

  • Professor James Maynard awarded a New Horizons Prize for Early-Career Achievements in Mathematics

August 2022

Department of Chemistry

  • Professor Iain McCulloch awarded the Royal Society Armourers and Brasiers Company Prize
  • Professor Dame Carol Robinson awarded the 2022 European Chemistry Gold Medal
  • Professor Charlotte Williams awarded the Leverhulme Medal of the Royal Society

Department of Engineering Science

  • Professor Andrew Zisserman awarded the Bakerian Medal of the Royal Society

Department of Materials

  • Professor Saiful Islam awarded the Hughes Medal of the Royal Society

Department of Physics

  • Professor Raymond Pierrehumbert awarded the Rumford Medal of the Royal Society
  • Professor Henry Snaith awarded the University of Louisville’s 2021 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy

Mathematical Institute

  • Professor Roger Heath-Brown awarded the Sylvester Medal of the Royal Society

July 2022

Department of Chemistry

  • Dr Craig Campbell awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Advance HE

Department of Engineering Science

  • Anahy Mercado Zambrana awarded an upReach Student Social Mobility Award

Department of Materials

  • Dr Clara Barker awarded a Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowship

Mathematical Institute

  • Professor Sir John Ball awarded the De Morgan Medal of the London Mathematical Society
  • Professor Ian Griffiths awarded a Whitehead Prize of the London Mathematical Society
  • Professor Dawid Kielak awarded a Whitehead Prize of the London Mathematical Society
  • Professor James Maynard named one of four recipients of the 2022 Fields Medal

June 2022

Department of Chemistry

  • Dr Emily Flashman awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2022 Norman Heatley Award
  • Professor Volker Deringer awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2022 Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize
  • Professor Timothy Donohoe awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2022 Tilden Prize

Department of Computer Science

  • Hunar Batra awarded a Google Women in Computer Science Generation Scholarship Award

Department of Engineering Science

  • Professor Laurence Brassart awarded a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship
  • Professor Constantin Coussios appointed OBE in the 2022 Queen's Birthday Honours
  • Yana Lishkova awarded an Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Department of Materials

  • Professor Peter Bruce appointed Knight Bachelor in the 2022 Queen's Birthday Honours and also awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2022 Longstaff Prize

Department of Physics

  • Professor Laura Herz awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2022 Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division Mid-career Award
  • Professor Alex Schekochihin appointed Simons Investigator in Astrophysics by the Simons Foundation

Department of Statistics

  • Professor Charlotte Deane appointed MBE in the 2022 Queen's Birthday Honours
  • Sheheryar Zaidi awarded a Google PhD Fellowship

Team and Spin-out Awards

  • The Molecular Flow Sensor Team (Department of Chemistry and Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics) awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2022 Analytical Division Horizon Prize
  • Team Nanobodies (The Rosalind Franklin Institute in Oxford and international collaborators) awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2022 Chemistry Biology Interface Division Horizon Prize
  • Dr Holly Reeve, CEO of HydRegen Ltd. and formerly of the Department of Chemistry, awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2022 Felix Franks Biotechnology Medal

May 2022

Department of Chemistry

  • Professor Véronique Gouverneur elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Professor Peter Hore made a Fellow of the Royal Society

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Professor Ros Rickaby made a Fellow of the Royal Society

Department of Physics

  • Professor Ian Shipsey made a Fellow of the Royal Society

Department of Zoology

  • Professor Oliver Pybus made a Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Professor Ben Sheldon made a Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Professor Kathy Willis appointed as a peer in the House of Lords

Mathematical Institute

  • Professor Fernando Alday made a Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Professor Alain Goriely made a Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Professor Ehud Hrushovski joint winner of this year's Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences
  • Dr Bernadette Stolz awarded L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Rising Talent fellowship

April 2022

Department of Chemistry

  • Professor Philipp Kukura awarded the 2022 Emil Thomas Kaiser Award by The Protein Society.

Department of Zoology

  • Professor Nathalie Seddon appointed to the Climate Change Committee’s (CCC) Adaptation Committee

March 2022

Department of Computer Science

  • Professor Standa Zivny awarded a five-year €2M European Research Council Consolidator Grant

Department of Engineering Science/Department of Materials

  • Professor Edmund Tarleton made a Senior Research Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Mathematical Institute

  • Professor Jonathan Pila awarded the Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics

February 2022

Department of Chemistry

  • Professor Simon Aldridge awarded a Humboldt Research Award
  • Professor Dame Carol Robinson appointed as one of the 2022 Class of Fellows of the Biophysical Society
  • Dr Patricia Rodriguez Macia selected as the winner of the Inorganic Biochemistry Discussion Group’s Early Career Researcher Award for 2022

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Professor Chris Ballentine made a Geochemistry Fellow of the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry
  • Professor Gideon Henderson made a Geochemistry Fellow of the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry
  • Professor Tamsin Mather made a Geochemistry Fellow of the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry

January 2022

Department of Chemistry

  • Professor Volker Deringer awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Professor Erin Saupe announced as a Finalist in the 2022 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom

Department of Physics

  • Professor Myles Allen appointed CBE in the New Year's Honours 2022
  • Professor JC Séamus Davis elected to the rank of Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Professor Pedro Gil Ferreira awarded the Royal Astronomical Society’s 2022 Gerald Whitrow Lecture in Astronomy
  • Dr Tim Lichtenberg awarded the Royal Astronomical Society’s Winton Award for Early Achievement in Geophysics 
  • Dr Becky Smethurst awarded the Royal Astronomical Society’s 2022 Winton Award for Astronomy