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Presidents Day 2016

Wollaston MedalSteph Jones announces President’s Day 2016, on which the Society holds its Annual General Meeting and Awards Ceremony.

Last month the Society announced the winners of its medals and funds for 2016:

Susan Brantley (Wollaston Medal); John Underhill (Lyell Medal); Jon Blundy (Murchison Medal); Michael de Freitas (William Smith Medal); Patience Cowie (Coke Medal); Monica Grady (Coke Medal); Liane Benning (Bigsby Medal); Henry Emeleus (Prestwich Medal); Richard Howarth (Sue Tyler Friedman Medal); Catherine Mével and Edmund Nickless (Distinguished Service Award); Paul Denton (RH Worth Prize); Mitchall D’Arcy (Wollaston Fund); Anja Schmidt (William Smith Fund); Tracy Aze (Lyell Fund); Craig Magee (Murchison Fund).  The President’s Awards for 2016 will be announced in the May issue.

The Awards will be presented at President’s Day on 8 June 2016.  On that day (full details in the May issue) there will be research talks by the four senior medallists:  Susan Brantley (Pennsylvania State University); John Underhill (Heriot-Watt University); Jon Blundy (University of Bristol); and Michael de Freitas (Imperial College) on their current or most recent work.

All Fellows are welcome to attend the events of President’s Day, though lunch with the Award winners will incur a charge.  Full details of charges and instructions for registration will be published in the May issue, which will be accompanied by the Annual Report 2015.