Alumnus Lyn Evans wins prestigious award

Scientist Dr Lyn Evans has won the Innovation and Technology Award at the 2014 St David Awards

Dr Lyn Evans is a Welsh scientist who is the project leader of the CERN, Switzerland-based Large Hadron Collider. Born and raised in Aberdare, Dr Evans was educated at Aberdare Boys' Grammar School, where he developed an interest in physics and graduated in 1969 from Swansea University. He was made an honorary fellow of the University of Wales, Swansea in 2002 and was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Glamorgan in July 2010.