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18 Nov 2014

Royal Society announces an award in commemoration of Professor Colin Pillinger CBE FRS

This week the Royal Society announces the Colin Pillinger International Exchanges Award in commemoration of the scientific contribution of Professor Colin Pillinger CBE FRS.

17 Nov 2014

Optical illusions guide wins Royal Society Young People's Book Prize

Eye Benders, a book packed full of amazing optical illusions, has been voted winner of the 2014 Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize by schoolchildren and youth groups from across the UK.

11 Nov 2014

Stuff Matters wins Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books

Mark Miodownik’s Stuff Matters has been named as the winner of the 2014 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books at an event hosted by anatomist, author and broadcaster Professor Alice Roberts.

31 Oct 2014

Top scientists receive Royal Society Research Professorships to fund long-term UK research

Royal Society Research Professorships have been awarded to two world-class scientists: Nobel-prize-winning physicist Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov FRS and outer planetary space scientist Professor Michele Dougherty FRS.

22 Oct 2014

President of Singapore awarded King Charles II Medal

The Royal Society has today awarded the King Charles II medal to Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the Republic of Singapore.

17 Oct 2014

Eight new Royal Society Industry Fellowships connect academia and industry

The Royal Society announces eight new fellowships aimed at strengthening links between academia and industry.

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