Professor Cornelia M Weyand

thumb WeyandProfessor of Medicine, Stanford University

Carnegie Centenary Professor 2016, University of Glasgow

Professor Cornelia Weyand is an outstanding clinician, scientist, teacher and leader in biomedical research and is internationally recognised as a world leader in immunity, inflammation and its direct contribution to vascular disease.

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Professor Elizabeth Thompson

thumb eathompProfessor of Statistics, Biostatistics and of Genome Sciences, University of Washington

Carnegie Centenary Professor 2017, University of St Andrews

Elizabeth Thompson is Professor of Statistics, Biostatistics and of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington. She received her B.A. in mathematics and Ph.D. in mathematical statistics from Cambridge University, UK and then did postdoctoral work in the Department of Genetics, Stanford University, before taking up a faculty position at the University of Cambridge in 1976.

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Professor Claire Kramsch

thumb CKramschProfessor of German and Education, UC Berkeley

Carnegie Centenary Professor 2017, University of Stirling

Professor Claire Kramsch is an eminent American scholar who specialises in language, languages and language learning from an applied linguistic perspective. 

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Professor Graham Farquhar, OA, FAA, FRS, NAS

Professor of Biology, Australian National University

thumb FarquharCarnegie Centenary Professor 2015, University of Glasgow

Professor Farquhar is one of a relatively small number of plant scientists who brings to his research a background in both physics and biology. Graham’s interests include photosynthesis, its interactions with nitrogen and water use of plants, stomatal physiology and their impact on global environmental change. 

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Professor Geoffrey Parker, FBA

Distinguished University Professor and Andreas Dorpalen Professor of European History, Ohio State University

Carnegie Centenary Professor 2016, University of St Andrewsthumb Historiador Geoffrey Parker 6

Professor Parker studied history at Christ’s College Cambridge, where he received a BA, PhD, and Litt.D. He specializes in the social, political, and military history of Europe between 1500 and 1650, with special reference to Spain and its empire.

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Professor Richard Ellis

Steele Professor of Astronomy, California Institute of Technology

thumb Ellis CCP2014Carnegie Centenary Professor 2015, University of Edinburgh

Professor Ellis works primarily in observational cosmology addressing issues related to the nature of the world model, the origin and evolution of galaxies, the growth of large scale structure and the nature and distribution of dark matter.

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