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Congratulations to Sir Alex Halliday who has been knighted for services to Science and Innovation...

Members of the University of Oxford have been recognised in the New Year's Honours list for 2019.

Alexander Halliday FRS, Visiting Professor of Geochemistry at the Department of Earth Sciences and formerly Head of Oxford’s Mathematical Physical and Life Sciences Division, is knighted for services to science and innovation.

To see the full list of Oxford honours on the University website please click here

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