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Prizes and Awards

Inclusion and Diversity Prize

Congratulations to Dr Stephen Moggach, the winner of the Head of College prize for Inclusion and Diversity.

Stephen has been recognised for his work in organising our Athena Swan submissions over the last few years and leads our Equality and Diversity Team.

Prof. Lesley Yellowlees, Head of the College of Science and Engineering, congratulated the winners, saying "The calibre of the applications was simply outstanding which presented the judges with quite a challenge to choose a winner."

Nobel Prize for Edinburgh Alumnus

Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart, Professor Jean-Pierre Sauvage and Professor Bernard L Feringa have been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on molecular machines.

Professer Sir Fraser Stoddart studied Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh, receiving his undergraduate degree in 1964 and his PhD in 1966. He was also awarded a DSc degree by the University in 1980 for his research into stereochemistry beyond the molecule, was named Edinburgh's Alumnus of the Year in 2005 and knighted in 2006.