British Academy welcomes new Fellows

Lord Sainsbury of Turville Hon FRS, Hon FREng, Hon FMedSci, Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, has been appointed Honorary Fellow, and five Cambridge academics have been appointed Fellows of the British Academy.

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The 2016 Heineken Prize for Medicine

Prof. Steve Jackson of the Wellcome Trust/ Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, has won the 2016 Dr A. H. Heineken Prize for Medicine, for "his fundamental research into DNA repair in human cells and for the successful application of knowledge of that process in the development of new cancer drugs".

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