Academics have been honoured for their outstanding achievements, attending an RSE Medals Ceremony at the Society this week.

At this celebratory event, honouring remarkable achievements, the presentation of Medals were made by Professor Sir John Ball, RSE President with citations read by Professor Anne Anderson, RSE Vice President, Research.

Medals were awarded to:

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Professor Sir John Ball PRSE. Picture by Stewart Attwood Photography
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Professor Anne Anderson, RSE Vice President, Research. Picture by Stewart Attwood Photography

RSE President, Professor Sir John Ball commented,

The RSE’s prestigious medals, which are nominated by RSE Fellows, are awarded to recognise truly outstanding accomplishments. Representing a range of fields, this year’s medallists join a remarkable group of pioneers whose work advances our knowledge and helps to improve lives all over the world. Their achievements highlight the depth and breadth of the UK’s research talent. I congratulate them all.”

Dr Emily Draper, RSE Lady Margaret Moir Medal recipient.
Picture by Stewart Attwood Photography
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Professor Lorna Dawson CBE FRSE, RSE James Hutton Medal recipient.
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Dr Andrew Wilson, 2022 RSE Innovator’s Medal for Public Engagement recipient.
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RSE Medalists. L-R: Professor Sharon Ashbrook FRSE, Dr Emily Draper, Dr Mattie Pawlowic, Dr Vicky Hammersley (EAVE II), Professor Christine Bell FBA FRSE (PeaceRep), Professor Chris Robertson (EAVE II), Dr Harriet Cornell (PeaceRep), Dr Andrew Wilson, Dr Monalisa Adhikari (PeaceRep), Professor Sir Aziz Sheikh OBE FRSE FMedSci (EAVE II), Dr Lara Kalnins, Laura Wise (PeaceRep), Professor Lorna Dawson CBE FRSE, Professor Jenni Barclay.
Picture by Stewart Attwood Photography

Find out more about RSe medals

The RSE’s prestigious medals are nominated by RSE Fellows and awarded to individuals to recognise truly exceptional contributions and achievements.