2020 Prizes

The 2020 Prizegiving was held at The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St. Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4LE on 20 January 2020.

Mr Stuart Cowen, Chairman of the Trustees, introduced the event and welcomed The Right Honourable the Lord Darzi of Denham, OM KBE PC FRS FMedSci, who presented the awards.  The 2020 awards were the twenty-seventh awards made by the Rank Prize Funds. 

   Compressed  prizewinners with Chair and GoHi


Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly

For his outstanding research that has advanced understanding of genetic causes of obesity and its treatment.

 Compressed  O'Rahilly 


Professor Thomas W Cronin and Professor Justin Marshall

For their discovery of new visual mechanisms for the perception of colour and of circular polarization.

            Compressed Cronin and Marshall

    Photography: Wallingford Portraits and Weddings

Watch footage from the evening, including the lectures given by the winners, hereWhat did guests think of the evening?