British academy

Geoffrey Lloyd wins Dan David Prize worth one million US dollars

15 Feb 2013

Professor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd has been awarded a Dan David prize for 2013.  This is a major international prize, worth $1m, for “achievements having an outstanding scientific, technological, cultural or social impact on our world”. The Dan David Prize recognizes and encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms.  It is unique in that its laureates donate 10% of their prize money to graduate students in their respective fields, thereby contributing to the community and fostering a new generation of scholars.