Professor Sir Simon Baron-Cohen.

Simon Baron-Cohen wins MRC Millennium Medal for transformative research into autism and neurodiversity

20 June 2024

The UKRI Medical Research Council (MRC) in the UK will today present the MRC Millennium Medal 2023 to Professor Sir Simon Baron-Cohen, in recognition of his pioneering MRC-funded research into the prenatal sex steroid theory of autism, his establishment of the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge, and his work in the public understanding of neurodiversity.

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Honorary graduands

Cambridge confers honorary degrees

19 June 2024

The University has conferred honorary degrees to seven distinguished individuals in recognition of the achievements they have made in their respective fields. An honorary doctorate is the highest accolade the University can bestow. 

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