Dr Markus Ralser has been awarded the Biochemical Society’s Colworth Medal for his work on the early evolution of cellular metabolism, and the dynamic nature of metabolism that allows living cells to adapt to stress situations.
The Royal Society has announced the appointment of 44 new University Research Fellows for 2016, including four academics from the University of Cambridge.
Dr Andy Harter, Fellow of St Edmund’s College and the Cambridge University Computer Laboratory, has been awarded the Faraday Medal, the most prestigious award of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Professor Andy Neely recognised as world-leading engineer by Institution of Engineering and Technology Achievement Awards
Professor Andy Neely, Head of the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Manufacturing, Founding Director of the Cambridge Service Alliance and Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, has been awarded the Achievement Medal (Viscount Nuffield Silver Medal) for Manufacturing, one of the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Achievement Awards.
Prathiba M Singh Scholarship awarded in India.
Prof Christine Holt from the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience has received the 2016 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award, the largest in the world in the field of vision
Professor Andrea Brand FMedSci FRS and Professor David Klenerman FMedSCi FRS have been awarded Royal Society Research Professorships.
Professor Bernard Fingleton, Director of Research in the Department of Land Economy, was awarded the EIB-ERSA Prize in Regional Science at the 56th European Regional Science Association (ERSA) Congress in Vienna, Austria.
Haeckel’s Embryos: Images, Evolution, and Fraud by Nick Hopwood highly commended for the 2016 DeLong Book History Prize
A history of science book has been highly commended for the 2016 DeLong Book History Prize, awarded by the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP).