Degrees, awards and prizes

Degrees

1941 – B.Sc. in Chemistry from Manchester University
1948 – Ph.D. in Medicine from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
1959 – D.Sc. in Biophysics from London University

Fellowships

1954 – awarded the Rockefeller Travelling Fellowship in Medicine at Harvard University
1958 – 59 Visiting Scientist, Yale University Medical School
1994 – present Honorary Visiting Fellow, Green College, University of Oxford

Prizes, honours and awards

1955 – CIBA Foundation Award for Research in Ageing
1972 – Three NASA Certificates of Recognition for: Gas Chromatograph Interface System and Method; Vapor Phase Detectors; Combined Carrier Gas Separator and Generator for Gas Chromatographic Systems.
1974 – made a Fellow of the Royal Society
1975 – Tswett Medal for Chromatography
1980 – American Chemical Society’s Award for Chromatography
1985 – Stephen Dal Nogare Award
1986 – the Silver Medal and Prize of the Plymouth Marine Laboratory
1988 – Norbert Gerbier Prize of the World Meteorological Association
1990 – Amsterdam Prize for the Environment by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
1990 – Rosenstiel Award in Oceanographic Science
1990 – made a C.B.E. by Her Majesty the Queen
1996 – the Nonino Prize
1996 – the Volvo Environment Prize
1997 – the Blue Planet Prize
2000 – the Goi Peace Prize
2001 – Royal Geographic Society – Discovery Lifetime Award
2003 – made a Companion of Honour by Her Majesty the Queen

Honorary degrees (Doctorates in Science)

1982 – University of East Anglia
1988 – Plymouth Polytechnic (now Plymouth University)
1988 – Exeter University
1991 – Stockholm University
1993 – University of Edinburgh
1996 – University of Kent
1996 – University of East London
1997 – University of Colorado, Boulder (USA)