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Professor Ottoline Leyser awarded a DBE

last modified Dec 31, 2016 09:28 AM

We are pleased to announce that Professor Ottoline Leyser, Director of SLCU, has been made a DBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to Plant Science, Science in Society and Equality and Diversity in Science.

Professor Leyser said, "This is a huge honour. It’s so uplifting that things I really care about can be celebrated in this extraordinary way. Science has such a lot to offer the world, which makes it really important that science is open to all, so that everyone can contribute to the process and benefit from the results." 

 

 

Supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation

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