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Society Fellow awarded the CEFRACOR Grand Medal

Emeritus Professor David YoungThe Royal Society of New South Wales was delighted to learn of the presentation of the 2022 Centre Francais de L'Anticorrosion (CEFRACOR) Grand Medal to one of its Fellows, Emeritus Professor David Young FRSN FTSE from UNSW Sydney.  The presentation was made at the 2023 Annual Congress of the European Federation of Corrosion (EUROCORR) held in Brussels in late August 2023. 

The citation for the medal reads "[the] highest distinction awarded by the French Corrosion Society to a French or foreign personality for all of their work, having had a significant influence on studies and applications related to the durability of materials."

The Council of the Royal Society of New South Wales extends its warm congratulations to Professor Young on this recognition of a lifetime of scientific achievement.

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