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Honorary Fellow awarded prestigious Copley Medal

Professor Lord Martin Rees (Lord Rees of Ludlow, OM Kt HONFREng FRS) has been announced by the Royal Society as the recipient of the 2023 Copley Medal, believed to be the oldest scientific award in the world.

As an author or co-author of over 500 research papers and 11 books, Professor Rees' contributions have furthered our understanding in areas including galaxy formation, cosmic jets and black holes, to name but a few.

The Copley Medal recognises sustained and outstanding achievements in any field of science and was first awarded in 1731.

The whole Robinson community congratulates Professor Lord Rees on this remarkable achievement.

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