Professor Jim Scott wins UNESCO gold medal

Professor Jim Scott FRS, who has a joint position between Chemistry and Physics, received a UNESCO gold medal for "Contributions to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology" at a ceremony at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on October 11th.

The medal recognises his pioneering research on ferroelectric materials and devices, including the nano-memories that are now used in millions of e-money smartcards around the world.

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