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Four Oxford scientists, including Professor Timothy Behrens of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, were honoured at the UK's inaugural Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists ceremony, held at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.

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The new awards celebrate the UK's most promising young faculty-level scientists and form part of the wider Blavatnik Awards programme, established by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and administered by the New York Academy of Sciences.

Professor Andrew Goodwin of the Department of Chemistry and Professor Henry Snaith of the Department of Physics were named laureates in chemistry and physical sciences & engineering respectively.

Also honoured at the ceremony were Professor Timothy Behrens of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Professor Philipp Kukura of the Department of Chemistry, finalists in the life sciences and chemistry categories.

Find out more (University of Oxford website)