A member of the University of Central Lancashire’s Board of Governors has joined the list of esteemed physicists to have received the highest honour that the Institute of Physics (IOP) can bestow.
Dame Sue Ion has been conferred with an Honorary Fellowship by the IOP for her internationally recognised expertise in energy and energy policy and tireless advocacy of the safe and efficient use of nuclear power for a better world.
Sue joins the list of Honorary Fellows that includes Professor Stephen Hawking, Professor Peter Higgs and Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell.
Prestonian Sue was educated at Penwortham Girls Grammar School and now lives in Leyland.
In addition to her role on the UCLan Board, Dame Sue Ion is a British engineer and an expert advisor on the nuclear power industry. She represents the UK on the world stage, as well as helping to shape long-term energy strategy at home.
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