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New Year Honour for Robin Sengupta

Eminent neurosurgeon Robin Sengupta has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours list.

Robin Sengupta grew up in Kolkata, India but came to England to train as a neurosurgeon and spent his career here in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Since retiring Robin has founded a neurological hospital, the Instutute of Neurosciences, Kolkata in his homeland. He has maintained many links with Newcastle and indeed the INK and IoN are partner organisations with many shared research projects.
Robin was presented with an honorary degree from Newcastle University in July 2016. His OBE is in recognition of his services to people with neurological disease in the UK and India; and to the UK-India relationship.
The whole of IoN send their congratulations Robin!

Robin Sengupta receiving his honorary degree from Newcastle University, July 2016
Robin Sengupta received an honorary degree from the University in July 2016

published on: 17 January 2017