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Damehood for top scientist as Asians are once again lauded in New Year’s Honours List

Professor Pratibha Laxman Gai

By: Sarwar Alam

A TOP SCIENTIST, campaigners, community leaders and entrepreneurs are among Asians honoured in the Queen’s New Year List, announced tonight (29). Professor Pratibha Laxman Gai, of the University of York, has been awarded a damehood for her services to chemical sciences and technology. She has the distinction of creating the first microscope that has the ability of perceiving chemical reactions at the atomic scale. Professor Gai has opted to not to patent her technology so as to encourage the widest possible fundamental research. Those have been awarded an OBE include: Raja Mohammed, chairman of the Adil group, which specialises in…

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