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Professor Brian Foster awarded IOP Honorary Fellowship

Professor Brian Foster OBE, FRS from the University of Oxford’s Department of Physics has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics, the highest honour that the Institute of Physics can bestow.


Professor Foster has been a leader in experimental particle physics for 40 years both nationally and internationally. He is Donald H. Perkins Professor of Experimental Physics and Professorial Fellow at Balliol College, University of Oxford. Foster was integral to the formation of the JAI and acted as the interim director during the first year of its existence. Professor Foster commented,

I am deeply honoured to become an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics, of which I have been a member since I was a graduate student. I look forward to continuing to assist the work of the Institute of Physics and advance the profession of physics in the future.

Full details of his career and his new appointment can be found on the Oxford Physics Department homepage