03 April 2013
Queen's University Belfast's annual Benefactors Lunch took place at Riddel Hall on Sat 22 June 2013. The event is hosted annually by the University's Development and Alumni Relations Office and honours donors whose magnanimity has funded ground-breaking research across a wide range of disciplines at the University.
The Astrophysics Research Centre has been the recipient of a significant donation from the Michael West Foundation since 2010 that has funded both the Michael West Research Fellowship held by Dr Pedro Lacerda, and The Michael West Lecture Series. The Michael West Series of public lectures brings to Belfast significant figures from the field of Astrophysics to speak to both the expert and amateur audience.
Dr Pedro Lacerda with Professor Sir Peter Gregson and Lady Gregson.
Dr Lacerda was invited to dine at the table of outgoing Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Peter Gregson and his wife, Lady Gregson, to celebrate the award of a further donation from the Michael West Foundation that will fund Pedro’s fellowship and the lecture series for another 2 years.
Pedro with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Peter Gregson.