Awards and Recognition

The seven 2021 winners of the CNRS - Rhône Auvergne Delegation medal

Le 06 October 2021 De 17:30 à 19:30

On October 6, 2021, the Université de Lyon hosted the official ceremony in honor of the seven CNRS 2021 – Rhône Auvergne Delegation medal winners.

Each year, the CNRS celebrates and rewards a number of French research talents. On October 6, 2021, seven Lyon-based researchers have been awarded medals during an official ceremony held in the Université de Lyon Grand Amphitheater

WHO ARE THE SEVEN MEDALISTS FROM LYON THIS YEAR?

  • Michael Bender, CNRS Research Director at the Institute of Physics of the Two Infinities (Institut de physique des deux infinis de Lyon – IP2I, CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1) received the silver medal.
  • Olivier Terrier, CNRS researcher, Virpath team at the International Infectious Diseases Research Center (Centre international de recherche en infectiologie – CIRI, CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1/Inserm/ENS de Lyon) received the bronze medal.
  • Charlotte Rivière, Associate Professor at the Institute of Light and Matter (Institut lumière matière – iLM, CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1) was awarded the bronze medal.
  • Noémie Perret, CNRS researcher at the Institute for Research on Catalysis and the Environment in Lyon (Institut de recherches sur la catalyse et l’environnement de Lyon – IRCELYON, CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1) received the bronze medal.
  • Damien Montarnal, CNRS researcher at the Catalysis, polymerization, processes and materials laboratory (laboratoire Catalyse, polymérisation, procédés et matériaux – CP2M, CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1/CPE Lyon) received the bronze medal.
  • Sorina Pop, CNRS research engineer at the Center for Research in Image Acquisition and Processing for Health (Centre de recherche en acquisition et traitement de l'image pour la santé – Creatis, CNRS/Inserm/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1/Insa Lyon) was awarded the crystal medal.
  • Paul-Antoine Libourel, CNRS research engineer at the Lyon Neuroscience Research Center (Centre de recherche en neurosciences de Lyon – CRNL, CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1/Inserm) was awarded the crystal medal.