Cambridge researchers elected as Fellows of the Royal Society 2024

Congratulations to our NIHR Cambridge BRC researchers who have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of sciences.

More than 90 researchers from around the world have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society and have been recognised for their invaluable contributions to science.

This year’s list included four NIHR Cambridge BRC researchers, (pictured left to right):

Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, from the NIHR Cambridge BRC Mental Health theme.

Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, Professor of Cancer Prevention and Director, Early Cancer Institute and Devices and Advanced Therapies NIHR Cambridge BRC theme lead.

Professor Patrick Chinnery, Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, from the NIHR Cambridge BRC Neurosciences theme.

Professor George Malliaras, Professor of Technology, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, from the NIHR Cambridge BRC Devices and Advanced Therapies theme.

Sir Adrian Smith, President of the Royal Society, said: “I am pleased to welcome such an outstanding group into the Fellowship of the Royal Society.

“This new cohort have already made significant contributions to our understanding of the world around us and continue to push the boundaries of possibility in academic research and industry.

“From visualising the sharp rise in global temperatures since the industrial revolution to leading the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, their diverse range of expertise is furthering human understanding and helping to address some of our greatest challenges.

“It is an honour to have them join the Fellowship.”

Read the full list from the Royal Society.

Fellows of the Royal Society 2024
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