The Rank Prize Funds Prizegiving 2018
Mr Stuart Cowen, Chairman of the Trustees, welcomes the guest speaker The Earl of Selborne
Professor Simon Bright reads the citation for the Nutrition prize
Lord Selborne presents Nutrition prize to Professor G. Moore
Lord Selborne presents Nutrition prize to Professor K.J. Edwards
Professor K.J. Edwards presents on the pioneering research to develop improved wheat cultivars
Professor K.J. Edwards gives credit to the team involved in the research
Professor Miles Padgett reads the citation for the Optoelectronics prize
Lord Selborne presents the Optoelectronics prize to Professor T.A. Birks
Lord Selborne presents the Optoelectronics prize to Professor J.C. Knight
Lord Selborne presents the Optoelectronics prize to Professor P. St. J. Russell
Professor P. St. J. Russell presents the reasearch into photonic crystal fibres
Professor P. St. J. Russell
Lord Selborne delivers the closing remarks
Professor G. Moore, Lord Selborne, Professor K. J. Edwards, Mr. Stuart Cowen
Lord Selborne, Professor T.A. Birks, Professor P. St. J. Russell, Professor J.C. Knight, Mr. Stuart Cowen
Guests mingle over drinks
Guests mingle over drinks
Guests mingle over drinks
Guests mingle over drinks
Guests mingle over drinks
Guests mingle over drinks

 

Film produced and edited by Paul Barnard

2018 Prizes

The 2018 Prizegiving was held at The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St. Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4LE on 12 February 2018.

Mr Stuart Cowen, Chairman of the Trustees, introduced the event and welcomed The Earl of Selborne who presented the awards.  The 2018 awards were the twenty-sixth awards made by the Rank Prize Funds.

NUTRITION

Prof. K.J. Edwards

£40,000

Prof. G. Moore

£40,000

For pioneering research which has enabled plant breeders to exploit cereal genomics to develop improved wheat cultivars.

 OPTOELECTRONICS

Prof. T.A. Birks
£30,000 
Prof. J.C. Knight
£30,000
Prof. P.St. J. Russell
£30,000
For the invention and realisation of photonic crystal fibres.
   

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