Eight Oxford University academics have been made Fellows of the Royal Society.
They are among 47 new Fellows announced today.
Oxford's new Fellows are:
Sir Rory Collins, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Population Health
Benjamin Davis, Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry
Alison Etheridge, Professor of Probability, Departments of Mathematics and Statistics
Jane Langdale, Professor of Plant Development, Department of Plant Sciences
Philip Maini, Professor of Mathematical Biology, Wolfson Centre for Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Institute
Gero Miesenböck, Waynflete Professor of Physiology and Director of the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour
Dr Jonathan Pila, Reader in Mathematical Logic, Mathematical Institute
Henry Snaith, Professor in Physics, Department of Physics
The Fellowship of the Royal Society is made up of the most eminent scientists, engineers and technologists from or living and working in the UK and the Commonwealth. Past Fellows and Foreign Members have included Newton, Darwin, Einstein and Hawking.
The full list of Fellows is available here.