Professor Sir John Walker has received the Ahmed Zewail Gold Medal from Wayne State University, Detroit, USA. Previous recipients are Roger Kornberg and John Meurig Thomas.

In addition, John Walker delivered The Royal Society’s UK-Canada Ernest Rutherford Lecture in Ottawa at the Royal Society of Canada on 21 October 2010, as part of the 350th anniversary of The Royal Society, to mark the many important contributions from British scientists.

This is an archived news story, first posted in 2010.

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