European Meteorological Society Prize
Professor Tim Palmer, Professorial Fellow in Climate Physics at Jesus College, has won the top prize offered by the European Meteorological Society, the EMS Silver Medal. (There is no Gold Medal.) The citation reads:
"The European Meteorological Society (EMS) has chosen Professor Tim Palmer as Laureate of the EMS Silver Medal 2012. He is honoured for his pioneering work on predictability of weather and climate and for his outstanding skills and commitment in communicating the underlying concepts to non-specialists and the general public in Europe and beyond."
The award ceremony will be in Poland in September this year.