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Wolfson Research Award for Leeds Professor

Friday 26 April 13

Professor appointed research award holderProfessor Anne Neville from the School of Mechanical Engineering has been appointed as a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holder, for her work on understanding surfaces at the centre of engineering system performance.

The Merit Award scheme provides universities with additional support to enable them to recruit or retain respected scientists of outstanding achievement and potential to the UK.

The scheme is jointly funded by the Wolfson Foundation and the Royal Society and covers all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering.

Professor Neville is professor of Tribology and Surface Engineering within the School and is also the leader of the Corrosion and Surface Engineering Research Group. Her research work is focused in three main areas: Corrosion and tribo-corrosion, Lubrication and wear and Mineral scaling.

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