Royal Society honours Bristol researchers
22 July 2008
Three academics from the University of Bristol have been awarded Royal Society Wolfson Merit Awards.
Professor Paula Booth (Department of Biochemistry) has made advances in membrane protein folding that are shaping the field internationally and bringing potential drug treatments closer to fruition.
Professor Guy Lloyd-Jones’ (School of Chemistry) groundbreaking work in catalysis research – crucial to the development of commercially viable, environmentally sensitive technologies – has consolidated his reputation, and he is in high demand for collaboration and for research posts in industry and at academic institutions worldwide.
Professor Daniel Robert (School of Biological Sciences) has been at the centre of the University’s commitment to nanoscience, and his research into hearing and mechanoreception has confirmed him as a world-leading authority in this field.