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Professor David Paterson, Associate Head of the Medical Sciences Division (Education) and professor in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

The Royal Society awards Honorary Fellowships to researchers outside of New Zealand with the aim of encouraging liaison between scientists of different nations and promoting communication and links.

New Zealand born Professor David Paterson, commented upon receiving this award:“It’s a terrific surprise and honour, and highly valued by me as an expatriate New Zealander, as not too many kiwis abroad have been awarded this Fellowship.”

Read more (Royal Society of New Zealand website)

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