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Four researchers from the University of Oxford have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to immunology with Honorary Lifetime Membership of the British Society for Immunology, with the awards being announced at the recent British Society for Immunology Congress held in Edinburgh.

Professors Dame Sarah Gilbert, Teresa Lambe, Sir Andrew Pollard and Fiona Powrie at the awards ceremony at the British Society of Immunology Congress 2021

Professors Dame Sarah Gilbert, Teresa Lambe, Sir Andrew Pollard and Fiona Powrie received the awards for contributions to the field of immunology, from developing the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 coronavirus vaccine to pioneering gut immunology research and have inspired scores of new immunologists in the field.

Professors Gilbert, Lambe and Pollard also accepted the Global Impact and Innovation Award in recognition of all those involved in the design and development of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, including the scientists, support staff and clinical trial volunteers. 

Read the full story on the University of Oxford website.