Ronald Oxburgh, Baron Oxburgh#

Ronald Oxburgh, Baron Oxburgh
Membership Number:61
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM

Present and Previous Positions
  • Member of the National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education
  • 1993 - 2000 Rector of Imperial College London
  • 1988 - 1993 Chief scientific adviser to the Ministry of Defence
  • Visiting professor at Stanford, Caltech, and Cornell
  • Head of the Department of Earth Sciences and President of Queens' College

Fields of Scholarship
  • Geology
  • Geophysics

Honours and Awards
  • 1992 Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) in the 1992 Birthday Honours
  • 1992 Life Peer as Baron Oxburgh, of Liverpool in the County of Merseyside on 27 July 1999 where he sits as a crossbencher on the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology and is an officer of the All-Parliamentary Group for Earth Sciences
  • Honorary fellow of St Edmund Hall and University College, Oxford
  • 2007 Platts Life Time Achievement Award
  • Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Corresponding fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
  • Honorary Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Foreign member of the US National Academy of Science as well as the Australian and German Academies of Science
  • Honorary Fellow of Liverpool John Moores University
  • Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, from Leeds University conferred 21 July 2009
  • 2012 Singapore Honorary Citizenship, from the President Tony Tan Keng Yam of Singapore, conferred 2 October 2012
  • 2014 Melchett Medal by the British Energy Institute on 2 December 2014

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