Denise Kingsmill, deputy chair of the Competition Commission and the Design Museum, and author of the Kingsmill Review, has been appointed pro chancellor of Brunel University.
Nigel Rodley, professor at the department of law, University of Essex, and a human rights expert, has been elected commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists, Geneva.
Janet Berkman, most recently manager of learning and development for Perkins Engines and Rolls-Royce, has been appointed head of education and skills policy at the Engineering Employers Federation.
Giles Morris, former marketing manager for ABRSM Publishing, has been named head of corporate marketing for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.
Archie Brown, professor of politics at Oxford University and a fellow of St Antony's College, has been elected a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Bryan Clarke, emeritus professor at the University of Nottingham's Institute of Genetics, has been elected a member of the American Philosophical Society.
John Speakman, professor of zoology and head of integrative physiology at the University of Aberdeen and head of energetics and metabolic physiology at the Rowett Research Institute, Aberdeen, has been awarded the 2003 Saltire Society Scottish Science Award.