The following figures from higher education have been recognised in this year’s list:
Robert George Burgess. Vice-chancellor, University of Leicester. For services to local and national higher education.
John Burn. Professor of clinical genetics, Newcastle University. For services to medicine.
John Stranger Holman. National director, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Programme. For services to education.
Paul Anthony Mellars, FBA. Professor of prehistory and human evolution, University of Cambridge. For services to scholarship.
Salvador Moncada. Director, Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London. For services to science.
Michael Adrian Richards, CBE. National cancer director, Department of Health. For services to medicine.
Patrick Stewart, OBE. Actor and chancellor of the University of Huddersfield. For services to drama.
Valerie Beral. Director of the Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford. For services to science.
Claire Bertschinger. Course director at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. For services to nursing and to international humanitarian aid.
Susan Elizabeth Ion, OBE. Visiting professor, Imperial College London and chair of the UK Fusion Advisory Board. For services to science and engineering.
Donal Donat Conor Bradley, FRS. Lee-Lucas professor of experimental physics and deputy principal, faculty of natural sciences, Imperial College London. For services to science.
David Martin Chiddick. Former vice-chancellor, University of Lincoln. For services to local and national higher education.
Janet Howard Darbyshire, OBE. Director, Clinical Trials Unit, Medical Research Council. For services to clinical science.
Carol Dezateux. Professor of paediatric epidemiology, Institute of Child Health, University College London. For services to science.
Alastair Hugh Fitter, FRS. Pro vice-chancellor for research, University of York. For services to environmental science.
Sean Patrick Gorman. Dean of the faculty of medicine, health and life sciences and professor of pharmaceutical microbiology, Queen’s University Belfast. For services to healthcare.
Peter Graham Edward Kennedy. Burton professor of neurology, University of Glasgow. For services to clinical science.
Robert James Mair, FRS. Master of Jesus College, Cambridge, and professor of geotechnical engineering. For services to engineering.
Denise Angela McAlister. Pro vice-chancellor for teaching and learning, University of Ulster. For services to higher education in Northern Ireland.
Adrian Charles Newland. Professor of haematology and director of the Pathology Clinical Academic Unit, Barts and The London NHS Trust. For services to medicine.
William Gerard O’Hare. Chairman of the University of Ulster Foundation. For services to higher education and to regeneration in Northern Ireland.
Christopher John Skinner, FBA. Director, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, University of Southampton. For services to social science.
Karen Vousden, FRS, FRSE. Director, The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research. For services to clinical science.
Michael Wright, DL. Vice-chancellor, Canterbury Christ Church University. For services to higher education and to the community in Kent.
Alan Alexander. Emeritus professor of local and public management, University of Strathclyde. For services to social science.
Alexander Beveridge Anderson, DL. Chairman of governors, University of Teesside. For services to the community in the North East.
Ann Barrett. Professor of oncology and deputy head, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia. For services to healthcare.
Alison Blenkinsopp. Professor of the practice of pharmacy, Keele University. For services to healthcare.
Michael Peter Briggs. Formerly pro vice-chancellor, Roehampton University. For services to higher education.
Alison Fiona Campbell. Managing director, King’s College London Business. For services to knowledge transfer.
Fiona Devine. Professor of sociology, University of Manchester. For services to social science.
Roderic William Dutton. Adviser on the Middle East in the international office, Durham University. For services to higher education and research links between the UK and the Middle East, especially Jordan.
Marcus Peter Francis Du Sautoy. Professor of mathematics, University of Oxford. For services to science.
Anthony Edward Hill. Director, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. For services to environmental science.
Ian Miller Jamieson. Former pro vice-chancellor for learning and teaching, University of Bath. For services to local and national education.
Vijay Vir Kakkar. Emeritus professor, University of London. For services to clinical science.
Paul Keane. Dean, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University. For services to healthcare.
Timothy O’Riordan, DL. Emeritus professor of environmental sciences, University of East Anglia. For services to sustainable development.
Michael Charles Prestwich. Emeritus professor of history, Durham University. For services to scholarship.
Margaret Reid. Professor of women’s health, University of Glasgow. For services to healthcare and to higher education.
Danny Saunders. Professor and head of the Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Glamorgan. For services to higher education in Wales.
David Storey. Former director, Centre for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Warwick Business School. For services to business.
Maureen Wayman. Former pro vice-chancellor and dean of the art and design faculty, Manchester Metropolitan University. For services to local and national higher education.
Charles Roland Wolf. Director, Biomedical Research Centre, University of Dundee. For services to science.
Valerie Braybrooks. Associate professor in food manufacturing and dean of the faculty of agriculture, food and animal sciences, University of Lincoln. For services to education and to the food industry.
Timothy Charles Claypole. Director, Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating, Swansea University. For services to graphic arts research.
Susan Carver. Senior programme manager, Arts and Humanities Research Council. For services to the research councils.
David John Duke. Principal technician, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge. For services to science.
Jennifer Lesley Foxon. Senior technician, Department of Genetics, University of Leicester. For services to science.
Barry Hitchcock. Director of sport, University of Surrey. For services to sport and to higher education.
Elizabeth Kay. Co-founder and project leader, Bolton University of the Third Age. For voluntary service to adult education.
Margaret Maclean. Professor of pulmonary pharmacology, University of Glasgow. For services to science.
Annie McKean. Senior lecturer in drama, University of Winchester. For services to higher education.
Fionnuala Eileen Newton. Executive administrative assistant, Queen’s University Belfast. For services to higher education.
Robert Michael Pittilo. Principal and vice-chancellor, The Robert Gordon University. For services to healthcare.
Maureen Raine. Office manager, English Language Teaching Unit, University of Leicester. For services to higher education.
Melanie Anne Thody. Head of outreach, Imperial College London. For services to science communication.