13th October 2006


A University of Lincoln Professor was honoured this week with a special long service award from the Royal Society of Chemistry.


Professor Brian McGaw, who is Dean of the Faculty of Health Life and Social Sciences at the university, has been presented with a special award for long service with the Analytical Biosciences group.


The professor has been a fellow of the Analytical Biosciences Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry for a number of years, and served as the group’s secretary from 1995 through to this year.


In his time as secretary of the Group, Professor McGaw has organised eight meetings for the Royal Society of Chemistry across the UK and abroad, including two sessions here in Lincoln.


In recognition of his long service Professor McGaw was presented with a certificate, as well as an engraved tankard and a commemorative plate, by the president of the Analytical Division, Malcolm Smyth.


“I am very pleased to have been rewarded in this way,” confirmed Professor McGaw, adding, “I am also delighted to have been able to support the society over these years initially as a fellow and subsequently as secretary”



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