Brian Hoskins#

Brian Hoskins
Membership Number:833
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM

Present and Previous Positions

  • Emeritus Professor of Meteorology at Reading University
  • 2008-2014 Director of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change at Imperial College London
  • 2000-2010 Royal Society Research Professorship

Fields of Scholarship
  • Weather and climate
  • Understanding of atmospheric motion from frontal to planetary scales

Honours and Awards
  • Knighthood (2007)
  • Symons Gold Medal (2006) of the Royal Meteorological Society
  • Elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (2002)
  • Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (1998)
  • Honorary Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1998)
  • EGS Vilhelm Bjerknes Medallist (1997)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society (1988)
  • Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal (1988) from the American Meteorological Society
  • The Chree Medal and Prize of the Institute of Physics (1987)
  • Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (1985)
  • L.F. Richardson Prize (1972) and Buchan Prize (1976) from the Royal Meteorological Society
  • President, Royal Meteorological Society 1998-2000
  • Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution
  • Member of the Academia Europaea

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