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Honours and awards

Our academics and researchers have won many honours and awards in recognition of their innovations and discoveries.

The advancements they have made have changed the face of their chosen areas of work and have helped to make us a world-leading institution.

We also award the title of Honorary Fellow each year to those we feel have achieved international distinction in their field - or have made a considerable contribution to furthering education.

Nobel Laureates

The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden.

Queen's Anniversary Prizes

Our research teams and staff members have been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

Regius Professor

The title of Regius Professorship is a rare and prestigious award bestowed by the Sovereign to recognise exceptionally high quality research at an institution.

The Royal Society

A Royal Society Fellowship is the highest accolade a scientist can have, next to a Nobel Prize.

The Royal Academy of Engineering

The Academy brings together the most eminent engineers from all disciplines.

The British Academy

Members of our staff that have achieved distinction in the humanities and social sciences and become Fellows of the British Academy.

The Academy of Medical Sciences

Fellowship of the Academy is based on exceptional contributions to the medical sciences.

The Academy of Social Sciences

Academicians are the most distinguished scholars and practitioners from academia and the public and private sectors.

Learned Society of Wales

Fellows are viewed to have a demonstrable record of excellence and achievement and make contributions to the world of learning.

Academia Europaea

Academia Europaea members are scientists and scholars from across Europe who are eminent in their chosen field.

The National Academy of Sciences

Members are elected to America's National Academy of Sciences in recognition of distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.