Sam Edwards Medal and Prize recipients

For distinguished contributions in soft matter physics.


Dame Julia Higgins
Imperial College London

For her pioneering work in neutron scattering applied to the understanding of polymer structure and dynamics.

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Professor Wilson Poon
University of Edinburgh
For his outstanding contributions to the fundamental study of condensed matter physics, statistical physics and biophysics using model colloidal systems.


Professor Tom McLeish
Durham University
For his sustained and outstanding contributions to the fields of molecular rheology, macromolecular biophysics and self-assembly