Letters of Congratulation

Professor Higgs received many congratulatory messages after the CERN seminar of July 4 and the subsequent publication of the two papers by the ATLAS and CMS collaborations on July 31 2012.

These include messages from:

  • The Prime Minister Rt Hon David Cameron  MP
  • Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities and Science
  • Rt Hon Michael Moore MP, Secretary of State for Scotland
  • Rt Hon Ed Milliband MP, Leade of the Opposition
  • Alasdair Allan, Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland's Languages
  • Sir John Beddington, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government
  • Professor John Womersley, Chief Executive, Science and Technology Facilities Council
  • Sir John Arbuthnott, President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • Professor Sir Richard Trainer, Principal & President of King's College London
  • Stephen McGeoch, Chair of Institute of Physics in Scotland
  • Iain F MacLaren, Joint Secretary Senior Fellows Club, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

A selection of these letters of congratulation are shown here.