French award for Keith

Professor Keith Attenborough, IOA Education Manager, has been awarded the "Médaille Etrangère" (Foreign Medal) 2013 by the French Acoustical Society (SFA) in recognition of his " wide contribution to acoustics and his numerous collaborations with French acousticians".
Keith, who helped organise the highly successul joint IOA/SFA conference in Nantes in 2012, will be presented with the medal at the French Acoustical Congress in Poitiers (22-25 April) when he will give a plenary lecture on "Using audio-frequency waves at porous and rough surfaces".
In 2012 Keith, who is also a Research Professor of Acoustics at the Open University, received a silver medal from the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) for his pioneering landmine detection research.