New Year Honour for Leicester Physics Professor

Posted by mjs76 at Dec 31, 2011 10:35 AM |
Professor Derek Raine awarded MBE.

Congratulations to Professor Derek Raine, Senior Lecturer in our Department of Physics and Astronomy who has been awarded an MBE in today’s New Year’s Honours list for services to science education.

Professor Raine is Director of the University's Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and also heads our Centre for Excellence in Innovative Physics Teaching which provides a national and international nexus for the creation, implementation, evaluation, scholarly documentation and dissemination of important new ideas in the teaching and learning of physics and astronomy. In addition, he is a National Teaching Fellow and holds the Bragg Medal from the Institute of Physics.