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Image number: RS.18571
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Timothy Leighton

Date

2014

Sitter

Timothy Grant Leighton (b.1963, British), Inventor

Creator

Debbie Rowe (British), Photographer

Object type

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of Timothy Leighton, arms by his sides, looking directly out at the camera. Against a grey background. He wears a white shirt, a cream tie illustrated with nautical details, and a grey suit jacket.

Professor Timothy Grant Leighton (b.1963), British physicist and inventor, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2014. He was awarded the Clifford and Paterson Award in 2018 for 'translation of his fundamental research into acoustics and its application many in areas including anti- microbial resistance, mine detection, foetal scanning, catastrophe relief, climate change and marine life'.

Object history

Taken at the Royal Society Admissions Day Ceremony, July 2014.

Associated place

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