Martin Rees

Ph.D., Cambridge

  • Professor, Sussex University (until October 1973)
  • Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy, Cambridge University (until October 1991)
  • Professorial Fellow, King's College, Cambridge (until October 1991)
  • Gresham Professor of Astronomy (until June 1977)
  • Director, Institute of Astronomy (until September 1982)
  • Visiting Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
  • Director, Institute of Astronomy (until October 1991)
  • 2001, Honorary Professor: Imperial College, London and Leicester University
  • Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics, Cambridge (until October 2009)
  • January 2004, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge (- present)

 

1995 Astronomer Royal (- present)
1998 Trustee of Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (- present)
2004 Governor, Westminster School (- present)
2005 President, Royal Society (until 2010)
2006 Advisory Board : James Martin School (Oxford) (- present)
2008 Member, Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Promotion Corporation (until October 2011)
November 2011 Member, Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (-present)

 

1984 Heineman Prize for Astrophysics (A.I.P.)
1992 Knight Bachelor
1998 Bower Prize and Award for Science, Franklin Institute
2001 Cosmology Prize, Gruber Foundation
2003 Einstein Award of World Cultural Council
2004 Faraday Award (Royal Society)
2005 Crafoord Prize (Royal Swedish Academy), Life Peerage