Professor Matt Rosseinsky

Professor Matthew Rosseinsky FRS from the University’s Department of Chemistry has been awarded one of the Royal Society’s most prestigious awards, the Davy Medal, in recognition of his “advances in the design and discovery of functional materials, integrating the developments of new experimental and computational techniques.”

The Davy Medal is named after Humphry Davy FRS, the chemist and inventor of the Davy Lamp, and was first awarded in 1877. It is awarded annually to an outstanding researcher in the field of chemistry. Previous winners of the Davy Medal include Marie Curie, Linus Pauling and Dmitri Mendeleev,creator of the Periodic Table. More recently, Nobel prizewinners Sir Fraser Stoddart and Ahmed Zewail have received the Medal. Read more