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Midlothian scientist awarded an MBE for services to science engagement in Scotland
A Midlothian scientist's work promoting greater understanding of the planet has achieved national recognition.

Brian Cameron is a senior technical officer at the School of GeoSciences at Edinburgh University and, for the past six years, a member of the Project Management Group of the Scottish Earth Science Education Forum (SESEF).

Brian  was awarded MBE in the New Year Honours list in recognition of his enormous contribution to the public understanding and explanation of science over many years. Brian has worked in Schools in the Edinburgh area and throughout Scotland, for example more recently in the development of Carbon Capture and Storage modules for delivery in schools, and he has long been active in the University's Widening Participation Programme. Brian has also become increasingly involved in working with his academic colleagues and postgraduate students in developing and delivering events aimed at the general public that have made a valuable contribution to the promotion of geosciences in the wider community.

Wednesday 4th January 2012
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