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Professor Marais elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

11 May 2018

Director of the CRUK Manchester Institute has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Professor Richard Marais

Professor Richard Marais, Director of the CRUK Manchester Institute, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.

The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship made up of the most eminent scientists, engineers and technologists from the UK and the Commonwealth.

Fellows are elected for life through a peer review process on the basis of excellence in science. New Fellows are formally admitted to the Society at the Admissions Day ceremony in July, when they sign the Charter Book and the Obligation of the Fellows of the Royal Society.

Commenting on Professor Marais’ appointment CRUK Manchester Institute Deputy Director, Caroline Dive CBE, said: “We are so proud that our Director Richard Marais has been elected as a

Fellow of the Royal Society. This honour reflects his tremendous scientific contribution to cancer research over his career and is a truly deserved and wonderful achievement. I am sure you will all want to join me in congratulating Richard Marais FRS!”

Professor Marais added: “I am humbled to be invited to add my name to the same book as many of the greatest scientists the world has known. I am delighted to have been honoured in this way.”