Sir Peter Mansfield

Curriculum Vitae

1. University Education
  1956–1959 Full time honours course in physics at Queen Mary College, London. Awarded First Class Honours.
  1959–1962 Full time course for PhD at Queen Mary College, London. Awarded PhD in September 1962.
2. Appointments held
  1962–1964 Appointed Research Associate at the Physics Department, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, U.S.A.
  1964 Appointed Lecturer in Physics, University of Nottingham.
  1968 Promoted to Senior Lecturer in Physics.
  1970 Promoted to Reader in Physics.
  1972–1973 Senior Visitor at the Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg.
  1979 Appointed Professor of Physics at Nottingham.
  1983–1988 Medical Research Council Professorial Research Fellow.
  1988–1994 Resumed Professorship in Physics at Nottingham.
  1994 Emeritus Professor of Physics, Nottingham.
3. Awards and Prizes
  1983 Gold Medal of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
  1984 Royal Society Wellcome Foundation Gold Medal and Prize.
  1988 Duddell Prize and Medal, Institute of Physics.
  1988 British Institute of Radiology, Silvanus Thompson Medal.
  1989 International Society of Radiology and the Antoine Béclère Institute in Paris, Antoine Béclère Medal for 1989 in Radiology.
  1990 Joint award of the Royal Society Mullard Medal and Prize.
  1992 International Society of Magnetic Resonance (ISMAR) prize, awarded jointly with P Lauterbur.
  1993 Barclay Medal, British Journal of Radiology.
  1993 First Silver Plaque of the European Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology.
  1995 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Prize for MRI.
  1995 Gold Medal of the European Congress of Radiology and the European Association of Radiology.
  1995 Gold Medal of the Journal of Clinical MRI.
  1996 Joint award of First Annual Editor’s Excellence Award, J CAT.
  1997 Joint award of the Rank Prize.
  2003 Joint Award of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Professor Paul Lauterbur.
4. Honours
  Elected Fellow of Queen Mary College (now Queen Mary and Westfield College), London University in June 1986.
  Elected Fellow of the Royal Society, London in February 1987.
  Elected President of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine,1987–88.
  Knighted in the New Year’s Honours for 1993.
  Elected Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Radiology in 1993.
  Elected to Honorary Membership of the British Institute of Radiology in 1993.
  Elected Honorary Member of the Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in 1994.
  Elected Fellow of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in 1994.
  Conferred Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Strasbourg, 1995.
  Conferred Honorary Doctorate, University of Kent at Canterbury 1996.
  Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics, Jan 1997.
  Conferred Doctor of Science Honoris Causa, Jagellonian University, Department of Physics, Krakow, Poland, June 2000.
  Conferred Doctor of Science Honoris Causa, University of Nottingham, June 2004.
  Elected Fellow (hon) Royal College of Physicians, July 2004.
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