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01st May 2006

Honours and Distinctions

Tom Melia, a second-year physicist was runner-up in the Physics speaking competition 2006 for his talk “Harmony and discord in music”. The judges described the standard as “very high” and commended competitors for the way they handled the last-minute change of venue and the technology – especially when it did not behave properly!

Professor Raymond Dwek, Fellow of Exeter College and head of the Oxford Biochemistry department, has been elected a Foreign Member of the American Philosophical Society.

Frances Cairncross, the Rector, has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA).

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