Prof James Binney, FRS awarded the Occhialini medal and prize for 2015

14 August 2015

The Department of Physics is delighted to announce that Prof James Binney, FRS has been awarded the Occhialini medal and prize for 2015. The citation for James' award reads, "For his work on galaxy dynamics, in particular for developing an understanding of how galaxies exchange gas with the intergalactic medium and how this exchange controls the evolution of galaxy morphology."

In 2007 the Italian Physical Society together with the Institute of Physics instituted the Occhialini medal and prize to honor the memory of Giuseppe Occhialini. More details about the award and a list of past medallists can be found here.

The presentation of the award will take place on Monday 21 September in Roma.