Sir John Lyons awarded British Academy Medal

Congratulations to Sir John Lyons, Master 1985-2000 and Honorary Fellow, who has been awarded the British Academy’s Neil & Saras Smith Medal for Linguistics for his outstanding lifetime contribution to the field of linguistics.

The Neil & Saras Smith Medal is awarded to a linguist of any nationality whose career has demonstrated the highest standards of achievement and scholarship. Professor Neil Smith FBA, who established the medal, is Emeritus Professor of Linguistics at University College London.