The 2014 Wollaston Medal winner is Maureen Raymo and she will be its first female recipient, Maureen Raymo. She richly deserves it. Her home institution, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York, summarizes her work and also notes that she’s getting the European Geosciences Union’s Milankovitch Medal this year.
The ceremony was held on 4th June 2014 in London.
There is Geological Society, the one in London that was founded in 1807.
The Wollaston medal is the highest award given by the Geological Society.This medal is given to geologists who have had a significant influence by means of a substantial body of excellent research in either or both ‘pure’ and ‘applied’ aspects of the science.
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