Knighthood at the Palace

Professor Martyn Poliakoff picked up his knighthood at Buckingham Palace today.

The investiture was performed by Prince Charles.

 Outside the palace with his medal... Pic by The Prof's daughter!

Outside the palace with his medal... Pic by The Prof's daughter!

During their brief chat, The Professor and Prince Charles spoke about green chemistry and The Professor's recent work on an anti-malarial drug.

The Prof wore his favourite periodic table tie.

 Unboxing!
 Lunch afterwards at the RSC

Lunch afterwards at the RSC