Dr David Milne and Professor Sir Edwin Southern will receive RSE Royal Medals on Wednesday 26 September, alongside Professor Gerhard Sessler who will receive the James Clerk Maxwell Award.
All will be presented with their Awards by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. The RSE’s Royal Medals were instituted by The Queen to mark the Millennium and recognise outstanding achievement in all intellectual fields. Previous recipients have included Nobel Laureates Sir James Black and Sir James Mirrlees, as well as the distinguished Scottish historian Prof Tom Devine, and theoretical physicist Professor Peter Higgs.
Read the full press release: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh to Present 2012 RSE Royal Medals & Maxwell Award