Professor Robinson said: "I am truly delighted to be acknowledged with this award. Over the years, I have watched a number of Royal Society Medal Award ceremonies and have always been very impressed by the recipients. I am delighted to be joining this distinguished crowd."
Professor Tom Welton MBE FRSC, our president-elect, said: "Congratulations to Carol on this fantastic news. To receive the Queen’s Medal is really a fitting recognition of the importance of her pioneering scientific achievements, throughout her career."
Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society, said: "The Royal Society gives an array of medals and awards to scientists who have done exceptional, ground-breaking work. This year, it is again a pleasure to see these awards bestowed on scientists who have made such distinguished and far-reaching contributions in their fields. I congratulate and thank them for their efforts."