Honours, Prizes and Awards

2022 – Awarded Thornton Medal from Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

2018 – Awarded  Max Planck Gottingen Institutes Medal for science communication.

2018 – Awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List.

2017 – Awarded the Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize. 

2015 – Won a US National Academies Keck Futures Prize.

2015 – Won the AAAS Prize for Public Engagement with Science.

2014 – Elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

2014 – Won the Royal Society Winton Prize.

2013 – Royal Academy of Engineering Rooke Medal.

2013 – Elected a Fellow of the Institute of Minerals, Metals and Mining

2010- Gave the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures called Size Matters