Congratulations to Prof Yvonne Rogers - Winner of the Royal Society’s Milner Award!

Three UCL academics have received prestigious awards from the Royal Society, recognising their 'exceptional research and contributions' to the world of science and helping to 'expand our understanding of the world'.

Professor Yvonne Rogers (UCL Computer Science, 1st on the left in the picture) has been given the Royal Society's Milner Award and Lecture for contributions to Human-Computer Interaction and the design of human-centred technology. The Milner is the premier European award for outstanding achievement in computer science. For further details on the award and researchers, please click here.

Commenting on her award, Professor Rogers said: "It is truly amazing to be recognised in this way and it makes me proud of what I have achieved throughout my career. It also sends out a strong message about the growing importance and significance of my field of Human-Computer Interaction, that investigates and designs technology to augment and empower human beings."

Talking about the late Robin Milner, after whom the award was named, Professor Rogers continued: "If he was still alive today, I hope he would have approved of the way Computer Science has advanced of recent; being more inclusive, more interesting, more enjoyable and more diverse than ever before."