Centre Director recognised with prestigous award

October 1, 2013

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Centre Director Geoff Fincher has received prestigious international recognition from the American Association of Cereal Chemists International for his research on cereals.

The Thomas Burr Osborne Medal, established in 1926 to recognize distinguished contributions in the field of cereal chemistry, was named after the outstanding protein chemist Thomas Burr Osborne, who received the first award in 1928.  Geoff spoke at the AACCI Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA) at which the medal is presented. Recipients of the Osborne Medal are also accorded the status of AACCI Fellow.

More information available at the AACCI website.

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Geoff Fincher recieves the Thomas Burr Osborne Medal from Dr Deborah Rogers, Chair of the AACC International Board and Dr David Hahn, President of AACC International.