New year honours

January 4, 2002

KNIGHTS
Richard Brook
OBE, former chief executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, for services to science and engineering; Graeme Catto , president of the General Medical Council, vice-principal of King's College London and dean of the Guy's, King's and St Thomas's hospitals Medical and Dental School, for services to medicine and to medical education; Ron Cooke , vice-chancellor of the University of York, for services to higher education; Bernard Crick , chair of the Advisory Committee on Citizenship in Education and emeritus professor of politics at Birkbeck College, London, for services to citizenship in schools and to political studies; Liam Donaldson , chief medical officer for England; Gabriel Horn , emeritus professor of animal behaviour at the University of Cambridge, for services to neurobiology and the advancement of scientific research; Ian Kennedy , professor of health, law and ethics at University College London and chair of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, for services to bioethics and to medical law; Alistair MacFarlane , former principal of Heriot-Watt University and former acting principal of the UHI Millennium Project, for services to education; and Martin Sweeting , chief executive of Surrey Satellite Technology and director of the Surrey Space Centre, for services to microsatellite engineering.

DAMES
Catherine Elcoat
, chief nurse at the University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, for services to healthcare; and Jessica Rawson , warden of Merton College, Oxford, for services to oriental studies.

CBE
Jennifer Adgey
, honorary professor of medicine at Queen's University Belfast, for services to cardiology; Christine Beasley , director of nursing at the Department of Health; Carol Black , of the Royal Free and University College London Medical School, for research and clinical care in scleroderma and fibrotic disorders; Peter Blain , professor of environmental medicine at the University of Newcastle and chairman of the Chemical, Biological and Human Technologies Board; Peter Goddard , professor of theoretical physics at the University of Cambridge, for services to theoretical physics; John Goldthorpe , fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, for services to the advancement of social science; Eve Johnstone , professor of psychiatry at the University of Edinburgh, for services to psychiatry; Robert Kay , chairman of the Association of Scottish Colleges, for services to further education; David Kerr , Rhodes professor of therapeutics and cancer medicine at the University of Oxford, for services to cancer research; Steve Ley , professor of organic chemistry at the University of Cambridge and president of the Royal Society of Chemistry, for services to chemistry; Stephen Moss , chairman of Springboard UK, for services to education and training; Noreen Murray , formerly professor of molecular genetics at the University of Edinburgh, for services to science; Anthony Ogus , professor of law at the University of Manchester, for services to the Social Security Advisory Committee; David Olive , professor of physics at the University of Wales, Swansea, for services to theoretical physics; David Reynolds , professor of leadership and school effectiveness at the University of Exeter, for services to the Numeracy Task Force; Peter Roebuck , Coleraine provost of the University of Ulster, for services to higher education; John Uff , chairman of the Southall Rail Accident Inquiry, for services to rail safety.

OBE
Khizar Ansari
, director of the Centre of Ethnic Minority Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, for services to higher education; Fiona Baikie , principal of Telford College in Edinburgh, for services to further education; Richard Baker , director of the clinical governance research and development unit at the University of Leicester, for services to clinical audit in health care; Margaret Boden , professor of philosophy and psychology at the University of Sussex, for services to cognitive science; Sally Brown , former deputy principal of the University of Stirling, for services to educational research; Heather Drabble , chief nurse at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, for services to healthcare; Neil Ferguson , researcher in primary care and population health sciences at Imperial College, London, for services to epidemiology and the control of infectious diseases; Bryan Grenfell , reader in population and community ecology at the University of Cambridge, for services to epidemiology and the control of infectious diseases; Clive Grimwood , formerly principal of Bacon's College in Southwark, London, for services to education; David Harding , formerly head of sculpture and environmental art at Glasgow School of Art, for services to higher education; Martin Jarvis , principal scientist at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, for services to smoking research; Julian Jones , head of physics at Heriot-Watt University and director of Opto Sci Limited, for services to science and engineering; Heather Joshi , professor of economic demography at the Institute of Education in London, for services to women's issues; Ann Kettle , senior lecturer in medieval history at the University of St Andrews, for services to higher education; Francesca Klug , senior research fellow in the human rights centre at the London School of Economics, for services to civil justice and human rights; Roy Lowe , professor of education at the University of Wales, Swansea, for services to teacher training in Wales; Gordon Milne , honorary professor of land economy at Aberdeen University and chairman of the Scottish Valuation and Rating Council, for services to local government; Debra Murdock , nurse manager at the Rampton Hospital in Nottinghamshire, for services to healthcare and to the Royal College of Nursing; Edgar Newcomb , registrar and secretary of the University of Manchester, for services to higher education; Eric Saunders , chairman of the Sports Council for Northern Ireland and former professor in the School of Leisure and Tourism at the University of Ulster, for services to sports development; George Shirriffs , general medical practitioner in Aberdeen, for services to the Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education; Peter Shuker , formerly principal and chief executive of Darlington College of Technology, for services to further education; Norman Tutt , director of social services for the London Borough of Ealing and honorary professor of Lancaster University, for services to childcare services in Ealing; Frank Walker , professor of architecture at the University of Strathclyde, for services to architectural history and conservation; and Mark Woolhouse , professor of veterinary public health and quantitative epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh, for services to the control of infectious diseases.

MBE
John Atkin
, chief steward of University College Durham, for services to higher education; Margaret Connolly , for services to higher education; Morgan Wynn Humphrey-Davies , for services to the University of Wales, Bangor; Michael Dufty , senior maintenance technician at the London School of Economics, for services to higher education; Christopher German , for services to marine research; Clive Gilchrist , regional health and safety coordinator for the Midlands, for services to the Medical Research Council; Dennis Hale , former chairman of governors at King Alfred's College, Winchester, for services to higher education; Anna Carlisle-Haynes , lecturer in dance at Lewes Tertiary College in East Sussex, for services to further education; William Hills , emeritus professor of engineering design at the University of Newcastle, for services to technology transfer; Peter Hinton , workshop superintendent in the school of chemical engineering at the University of Birmingham, for services to higher education; Sydney Kent , equal opportunities development officer at the University of Essex, for services to higher education; Margaret Parker , head of adult and community learning at Ridge Danyers College in Cheshire, for services to further education; Valerie Phillips , manager of the daycare centre and nursery at the University of Exeter, for services to higher education; Christine Rajah , head of the health service at City University, for services to higher education; John Reilly , director of academic administration at the University of Kent and of the UK Socrates-Erasmus office, for services to higher education and to the Erasmus programme; Jane Ritchie , partnership manager to the Durham Business and Education Executive, for services to business and education links; and James Watson , car park attendant at Leeds Metropolitan University, for services to higher education.

DIPLOMATIC SERVICE AND OVERSEAS LIST
KBE:James Watson , for services to the UK-American partnership in genetics and science.
CMG: Otto Pick , first deputy minister of foreign affairs of the Czech Republic and former University of Surrey pro vice-chancellor, for services to UK-Czech relations and democracy in Central Europe; and Mary Kaldor , professor of global governance at the London School of Economics, for services to global governance and democracy.
OBE:Teresa Wright , for services to the study of hepatitis and liver disease in the United States; and Robert Cooke , for services to health in Papua New Guinea.

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