Professor Giles Oldroyd elected as a fellow of the Royal Society
Professor Giles Oldroyd has been recognised for his outstanding contributions to science in plant-microbe interactions with his election as a fellow of the Royal Society. Announced by the President of the Royal Society, Dr Venki Ramakrishnan, 51 new Fellows, 10 Foreign Members and one Honorary Fellow have been selected for their outstanding contributions to scientific understanding.
As the inaugural director of the Crop Science Centre, Professor Oldroyd said: “It is a real honour to join such a prestigious fellowship of scientists. I hope that my own contributions to science can in time have positive impacts on society in a manner similar to my scientific heroes from the fellowship.”