John Ringwood new chevalier des Palmes Académiques.

Prof. John Ringwood received the award Chevalier des Palmes Académiques from the French Embassy for his outstanding academic career and successful collaborations with several French academic institutions.

The Ordre des Palmes académiques (Order of Academic Palms) is a national order of France for distinguished academics and figures in the world of culture and education, originally a decoration founded by Emperor Napoléon to honour eminent members of the University of Paris.