8 February, 2010 News stories

The Polar Medal was awarded to three members of staff in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Congratulations go to Geophysicist Rob Larter, Chief Pilot Alan Meredith and former Personnel Officer Richard Hanson.

Captain John Harper, Master of RRS Ernest Shackleton, has been awarded the Merchant Navy Medal “For services to polar exploration, especially ice navigation and pilotage.”