Dr Meritxell Huch, Group Leader at the Wellcome Trust/ Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, has been awarded a Hamdan Award for Medical Research Excellence 2015-2016 for her work on liver disorders.
Professor Valerie Gibson (Cavendish Laboratory) and Dr Mateja Jamnik (Computer Laboratory) have both received a Royal Society award for their efforts to increase and advance women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
Dr Siddharth Saxena has been recognised for his role in the preservation of ethnic and cultural traditions of the people of Central Asia and assistance in establishing international cultural cooperation.
Dr Paul Schofield, from the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, is awarded the Ontology Alignment Evaluation Initiative prize.
The Experimental Physicist will deliver the prestigious lecture in recognition of his remarkable academic, technical and commercial achievements in nano-magnetics.
Professor Dino Giussani acknowledged for his major contributions to obstetrics, gynaecology and to the wellbeing of women .
Barak Kushner, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge, has been selected as the winner of the 2016 John K. Fairbank Prize for his book Men to Devils, Devils to Men: Japanese War Crimes and Chinese Justice (Harvard University Press, 2015).
The Royal Society has announced the appointment of 44 new University Research Fellows for 2016, including four academics from the University of Cambridge.