New Year Honours 2009

January 1, 2009

Knights Bachelor

Timothy Robert Peter Brighouse. For services to education. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)

David Nicholas Cannadine. Formerly Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother professor, Institute of Historical Research, University of London. For services to scholarship. (Reepham, Norfolk)

Andrew Cubie, CBE. Formerly chair of the court, Napier University. For public service in Scotland. (Edinburgh)

Neil James Douglas. President, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. For services to medicine. (Edinburgh)

Martin John Taylor, FRS. Professor in pure mathematics, University of Manchester. For services to science. (Stockport, Cheshire)

Order of the British Empire, Civil


Wendy Hall, CBE. Professor of computer science, University of Southampton. For services to science and technology. (Romsey, Hampshire)


Tina Bruce. Visiting professor of early-childhood studies, Roehampton University. For services to early-years education. (Richmond, Surrey)

Kathleen Louise Costeloe. Professor of paediatrics. For services to medicine in London. (London SW11)

Leslie Colin Ebdon. Vice-chancellor, University of Bedfordshire. For services to local and national higher education. (Hitchin, Hertfordshire)

Duncan Ian Dunbar Gallie. Official fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford. For services to social science. (Leamington Spa, Warwickshire)

Ian Halliday. Chief executive, Scottish Universities Physics Alliance, and president, European Science Foundation. For services to science. (Edinburgh)

Patricia Anne Hamilton. President, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. For services to medicine. (London SW18)

Thomas Burton Loram Kirkwood. Professor of medicine and director, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University. For services to medical science. (Northumberland)

Henrietta Miriam Ottoline Leyser, FRS. Professor of plant developmental genetics, University of York. For services to plant science. (York, North Yorkshire)

Martin Charles Raff, FRS. For services to life sciences. (London NW3)

Anne-Marie Rafferty. Dean, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery. For services to healthcare. (London, N1)

Alexander Allan Templeton. Professor of obstetrics and gynaecology, University of Aberdeen. For services to medicine. (Ellon, Aberdeen)

Rosemary Thorp. For services to education and to international development. (Malvern, Worcestershire)

Anthony James Venables. Formerly chief economist, Department for International Development. (Oxfordshire)

Peter Neil Temple Wells. Research professor and senior scientific director, Institute of Medical Engineering and Medical Physics, Cardiff University. For services to healthcare science. (Somerset)

David Charles Woods. Principal adviser, City Challenge. For services to education. (Ironbridge, Shropshire)


Thomas Alan Acton. Professor of Romani studies, University of Greenwich. For services to education. (Brentwood, Essex)

David Croisdale-Appleby. For public and voluntary service. (Amersham, Buckinghamshire)

Deborah Ashby. Professor of medical statistics and clinical trials, Imperial College London. For services to medicine. (Essex)

Kuldip Kaur Bharj. Senior lecturer in midwifery and lead midwife for education, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds. For services to healthcare and to the community in leeds. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Isabel Bruce. Vice-chair, University of the West of Scotland. For services to higher education in Scotland and Malawi. (Hamilton, South Lanarkshire)

Anthony Applemore Mornington Bryer. Emeritus professor of Byzantine studies, University of Birmingham. For services to scholarship. (Birmingham, West Midlands)

Sara Carter. For services to women entrepreneurs. (Stirling)

Martin Cave. Warwick Business School. For public service. (Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire)

Stephen Roger Davis. Lecturer in psychology, University College London. For services to children with communication difficulties. (London SE12)

Marcial Hernan Echenique. For services to urban and regional planning. (Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire)

Barry William Hancock. Professor of oncology, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. For services to medicine. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

Christopher John Heginbotham. Formerly chief executive, Mental Health Act Commission. For services to healthcare. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)

Carole Hillenbrand, FRSE. Formerly head of department of Islamic and Middle Eastern studies, University of Edinburgh. For services to higher education. (Edinburgh)

Elphin Wynne Jones. Principal, Harper Adams University College. For services to local and national agricultural higher education. (Newport, Shropshire)

Donna May Mead. Dean, faculty of health, sport and science and professor of nursing, University of Glamorgan. For services to healthcare. (Neath Port Talbot)

Philip Scott Mellor. Head of department of arbovirology, Institute for Animal Health. For services to science. (Guildford, Surrey)

Alan Alexander Paterson. Professor of law, University of Strathclyde. For services to legal education and to law. (Edinburgh)

Andrew Pettigrew. Formerly dean, School of Management, University of Bath. For services to local and national higher education. (Wiltshire)

Graham Charles Rees. Professor of English and drama, Queen Mary, University of London. For service to scholarship. (London E18)

David Mark Shucksmith. Professor of planning, Newcastle University. For services to rural development and to crofting. (Stocksfield, Northumberland)

Peter Warburton. Director of sport, University of Durham. For services to higher education and to sport. (Durham, Durham)

Richard Andrew Williams. Pro vice-chancellor, University of Leeds. For services to science and to engineering. (Harrogate, North Yorkshire)


Kenneth Bates. Formerly chairman, University of the Third Age Nottingham. For voluntary service to adult education. (Nottinghamshire)

Margaret Bright. Formerly international student support officer, Sheffield Hallam University. For services to higher education. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

Ronald Allan Carter. Professor of modern English language and director, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Centre, University of Nottingham. For services to local and national higher education. (Nottinghamshire)

Jonathan Crego. For public service. (Enfield, Middlesex)

Jagdish Dave. For services to education and to Asian people. (Harrow, Middlesex)

Rhiannon Evans. National director, Action on Access and lately pro vice-chancellor, Edge Hill University. For services to higher education. (Merseyside)

Clara Greed. Professor of inclusive urban planning, University of West England. For services to urban design. (Bristol)

Derek Hudspeth. Departmental superintendent, department of geography, University of Durham. For services to higher education. (Durham)

David Oddie. Senior lecturer in drama, University College Plymouth of St Mark and St John. For services to international relations. (Tavistock, Devon)

Margaret Ebunoluwa Aderin-Pocock. Managing director, Science Innovation Ltd. For services to science education. (Guildford, Surrey)

Rosemary Anne Ward. Learning and teaching support assistant, School of Education, Nottingham Trent University. For services to higher education. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)

Roger Bevan Williams. Master of chapel and ceremonial music, University of Aberdeen. For services to music. (Inverurie, Aberdeen)

Diplomatic service and overseas list

Knights bachelor

Christopher John Greenwood, CMG. Professor of international law, London School of Economics. For services to public international law.


Linda Colley. Author and professor of history, Princeton University. For services to historical studies.

Peter Hugh Nolan. Sinyi professor, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. For services to supporting British business in China and China’s integration into the global economy.

David Norse. Emeritus professor of environmental management, University College London, Environment Institute and Whitehall China Task Force member. For services to international sustainable development and UK/China relations.


David Geraint Evans. Professor of materials science, Beijing University of Chemical Technology. For services to international science and UK/China relations.

James Arthur Ainscow Stockwin. Nissan professor, modern Japanese studies and director, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford. For services to academic excellence and the promotion of UK/Japanese understanding.

David Warburton. Professor of paediatric surgery, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. For services to UK/US collaboration on healthcare research.

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