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July 2024

Department of Chemistry

  • Professor Dame Carol Robinson presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the European Inventor Award

Department of Materials

  • Professor Rob Weatherup awarded the Analytical Science Early Career Joseph Black Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Department of Physics

  • Dr Raghavendra Srinivas awarded Optica’s Theodor W Hänsch Prize in Quantum Optics

Mathematical Institute

  • Professor Gui-Qiang G. Chen awarded the Pólya Prize by the London Mathematical Society (LMS)

  • Professor Emmanuel Breuillard awarded the Fröhlich Prize by the London Mathematical Society (LMS)

  • Professor James Newton awarded a Whitehead Prize by the London Mathematical Society (LMS)

June 2024

Department of Chemistry

  • Professor Harry Anderson awarded the Pedler Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry

  • Professor Robert Hoye awarded the Beilby Medal and Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry

  • Professor Dermot O’Hare awarded the John B Goodenough Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry

  • Professor Angela Russell awarded the Chemistry Biology Interface mid-career prize: Jeremy Knowles Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry 

  • Professor Dame Carol Robinson elected as a member of the American Philosophical Society

Department of Physics

  • Dr Heloise Stevance awarded the Caroline Herschel Prize Lectureship 2024 of the Royal Astronomical Society

Mathematical Institute

  • Professor Alain Goriely appointed Gresham Professor of Geometry
  • Professor Alison Etheridge OBE FRS becomes the first president of the Academy for the Mathematical Sciences

May 2024

Department of Chemistry

  • Professor Simon Aldridge elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Professor Tamsin Mather elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Department of Engineering Science

  • Professor Constantin Coussios elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

  • Professor Lionel Tarassenko appointed as a non-political life peer in the House of Lords

Department of Materials

  • Professor Brian Cantor (Visiting Professor) elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Department of Physics

  • Professor Laura Herz elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Mathematical Institute

  • Professor Emmanuel Breuillard elected Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Professor Alison Etheridge appointed First President of the Academy for the Mathematical Sciences

April 2024

Department of Chemistry

  • Professor Véronique Gouverneur awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant
  • Professor Robert Hoye awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellowship

Department of Engineering Science

  • Dr Binjian Nie awarded the IChemE Nicklin Medal 
  • Professor Jin-Chong Tan awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant

Department of Physics

  • Professor Marina Filip awarded the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Commission on Semiconductors (C8) Early Career Scientist Prize 2023
  • Dr Shuqiu Wang awarded the Oxford Instruments Nicholas Kurti Science Prize for Europe 2024

March 2024

Department of Computer Science

  • Professor Varun Kanade made a Turing Fellow

Department of Engineering Science

  • Professor Xiaowen Dong made a Turing Fellow
  • Dr Nikita Hari appointed as a member of the UK Young Academy
  • Dr Sara Keller awarded L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Rising Talent fellowship for Engineering
  • Professor Noa Zilberman made a Turing Fellow

Department of Materials

  • Dr Anastasia Soeriyadi awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship

Department of Physics

  • Dr Andrew Siemion awarded the SETI Institute’s 2024 Drake Award

February 2024

Department of Computer Science

  • Professor Michael Wooldridge appointed specialist adviser to the House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Professor David Pyle awarded the 2024 Murchison Medal of the Geological Society of London

Department of Materials

  • Professor Sir Peter Bruce elected to membership of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Department of Physics

  • Professor Stephen Smartt awarded a Royal Society Research Professorship

January 2024

Department of Chemistry

  • Professor Fernanda Duarte named as a Finalist in the 2024 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the UK

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Professor Mike Kendall awarded the 2024 Gold Medal for Geophysics from the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)

Department of Physics

  • Professor Jayne Birkby named as a Finalist in the 2024 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the UK
  • Professor Pedro Ferreira awarded the 2024 Eddington Medal from the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)