School of Mathematics

Legion d'honneur for Sir Michael Atiyah

Congratulations to Sir Michael Atiyah, an Honorary Professor in the School, on his appointment as Grand Officier of the French Legion d'honneur.

The French Ambassador presented Sir Michael with the insignia at the French Embassy in London on Monday, 12th December. University news story

The foreign recipients of the Legion d'honneur include J.K.Rowling, another Edinburgh resident, who is a Chevalier.