Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Awarded bachelor degree in Encaenia 2019


Both received their prizes at Sheldonian Theater, along with; Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Dr Cyrus Poonawalla, Professor of Economics, Professor Jennifer Doudna, University of California Berkeley Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Psychiatrist and President of Royal Society of Medicine, Many people have gathered to observe the remarkable process while honorors moved along the streets of Oxford to get married. Of them.

"Encaenia is the highlight of the college year," said Louise Richardson, Vice President of Oxford University and Chairman of the Board of Responsibility. It gives us a great opportunity to be successful in arts and sciences, and most importantly, it is an opportunity to celebrate interesting people from all over the world who have demonstrated the University's commitment to research, teach and improve the world around us.

The history of honor is as follows:

Professor Jennifer A. Doudna is Professor of Chemistry and Microbiology and Microbiology at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2012, she and her team discovered a simple way to address the DNA of any agency. CRISPR This Cas9 technology has a great impact on human genetics and non-humans, including assisting researchers on HIV, tuberculosis and muscular dystrophy. She has received numerous prestigious awards for her research, including the Breakthrough Award in Life Sciences (2015) and a collaborator of A Crack in Creation, a personal account of her research and the social and ethical implications of genetic improvement.

Professor Andrea Ghez is an astronomer and professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is one of the world's leading experts in observation science and is best known for her work in the center of Galaxy, which has discovered the best evidence for living the supermassive black hole. She was the first recipient of the Crafoord Prize in 2012 and received several prestigious honors for her work. She was dedicated to communicating with the general public and inspiring the girls to come to the field.

Professor Shafi Goldwasser is a computer science scientist and RSA at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). With the benefit of research covering a password, computer numerology theory, confusion theory and more, she has contributed significantly to the field, including the presentation of undisputed evidence. She won ACM Turing Award in 2012 and received various honors and honors. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Science, Institute of National Engineers, and the National Institute of Science of Israel. She is also a member of the National Assembly of Russian National Science, and London's London Board of Social Mathematics.

Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is a Pakistani singer, most of Qawwali, a devoted musician of Muslim Sufis. Born in a family that has become a musical instrument in South Asia, he started a seven-year official training session and released more than 50 albums, performing concerts all over the world, achieving more than one billion online. He sang more than fifty papers on television and over one hundred songs in Hollywood and Bollywood.

Yo-Yo Ma is a world-renowned musician with an interest in new and familiar work from cello repertoire and unexpected music formatting. His talk on more than 100 albums, including 19 Grammy winner, including compositions of classical classical Canon and music from all types and traditions from around the world. In 1998, he founded Silkroad, a group of artists from around the world, and worked with communities and institutions from Chicago to Guangzhou. He received several prestigious awards, including the Medal of Freedom (2010), and served for eight US presidents.

Cyrus Poonawalla is the founder and president of the Indian Serum Institute. The Serum Institute was established in 1966 as the world's largest producer of the vaccine, generating over 1.5 billion years of drug production in more than 170 countries. With Poonawalla's vision, the Serum Institute has achieved an unparalleled picture of more than two-thirds of all children worldwide. He is also a great supporter, focusing on the cause of the public and non-supportive communities.

Professor Simon Wessely is a psychologist at Regius Psychiatry at King's College London and Psychiatrist Liaison, consultant at King's College and Maudsley Hospital. In the work that covers the general hospital mindset and the academic institutions, Sir Simon has a particular interest in cancer symptoms, people's reactions to poverty and military health. He established the King's Center for Military Health Research; Has published books on chronic fatigue syndrome, randomized controlled trials and history of military psychiatry; And contributing to the discussion of radio and television science and medicine.

Daniel Kahneman, winner of the Nobel Prize and Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University, is unfortunately unable to join Encaenia this year.

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