Media & Events Eglinton FRS, member of the School of Chemistry from 1968 to 1993 and Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow in Earth Sciences at Bristol, sadly passed away on Friday 11 March.

Professor Eglinton won the Royal Medal in 1997 for his contribution to understanding the way biomolecules move from the biosphere to the fossil geosphere. He was awarded the Wollaston Medal in 2004, and jointly received the Dan David Prize in 2008 for his studies of organic chemical fossils.

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