New year honours

January 3, 2003

Clive Booth
, chairman, Teacher Training Agency, for services to higher education. Alan Fersht , FRS, professor of organic chemistry, University of Cambridge, for services to protein science. David Hall , president, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and professor of community paediatrics, Sheffield, for services to medicine. David King , FRS, chief scientific adviser to the government and head of the Office of Science and Technology, Department of Trade and Industry. Ravinder Maini , professor of rheumatology and lately head of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Imperial College London, for services to rheumatology. Derek Morris , chairman of the Competition Commission and emeritus fellow of Oxford University, for services to industry. John Ward , CBE, chairman, Scottish Qualifications Agency.

John Kidgell
, lately head, Economic Statistics Directorate, Office for National Statistics. Peter Makeham , director-general, finance and analytical services, Department for Education and Skills. Paul Mason , FRS, lately chief scientist, Meteorological Office. Gillian Stewart , lately head, Children and Young People's Group, Scottish Executive.

James Lovelock
, CBE, FRS, scientist, inventor and author, for services to global environmental science. Sir Denis Mahon , CBE, art historian, for services to art.

Jenifer Wilson-Barnett
, professor of nursing and head of the Nightingale School of Nursing. Louise Johnson , FRS, professor of molecular biophysics, University of Oxford, for services to biophysical science.

Michael Clarke
, lately professor of epidemiology, University of Leicester, for services to public health medicine. Enrico Sandro Coen , FRS, professor of plant genetics, John Innes Centre, for services to plant genetics. Laurence Eaves , FRS, professor of physics, University of Nottingham, for services to solid-state physics. Rita Gardner , director, Royal Geographical Society, for services to geography. Colin Greenhalgh , OBE, DL, lately principal, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge, for services to further education. Michael Gregory , head, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, for services to industry and business. Mary Hanratty , head, nursing and midwifery education, Beeches Management Centre, for services to nursing. Paul Henderson , director of science, the Natural History Museum, for services to museums. Colin Humphreys , professor of materials science, Cambridge, for services to science as a researcher and communicator. Christopher Kenyon , chairman of the Quality Assurance Agency, for services to higher and specialist education. Thomas Lehner , chair, basic and applied immunology, University of London, for services to oral immunology and dental health. Janet Lowe , principal, Lauder College, for services to further education. Linda McTavish , principal, Anniesland College, for services to further education. David Raymond Owens , director, Diabetes Research Unit, College of Medicine, University of Wales, for services to the National Health Service. Richard Portes , professor of economics, London Business School, for services to economics. John Pritchard , lately chief scientific adviser, National Assembly for Wales. Teresa Rees , professor, social sciences, University of Cardiff, for services to higher education and to equal opportunities. Anya (Linden), Lady Sainsbury , for services to arts education and ballet. Brian Styles , principal, City of Bristol College, for services to further education. John Tiley , professor of law of taxation, Cambridge, for services to tax law. Elisabeth Trimble , professor of clinical biochemistry, Queen's University, Belfast, for services to pathology.

David Andrews
, consultant, careers education and guidance, for services to careers education. Michael Baughan , chief executive, Learning and Teaching Scotland, for services to education in Scotland. Leonora Beardon , senior teaching and research associate, Cambridge University School of Education, for services to mathematical education. Clifford Beevers , professor of mathematics, Heriot-Watt University, for services to higher education. Christine Challis , secretary and director of administration, London School of Economics and Political Science, for services to higher education. David Clark , honorary senior research fellow, University of Kent, for services to scientific research. Hugh Cobbe , lately head of British Collections, British Library, for services to libraries. David Colman , lately head, School of Economic Studies, University of Manchester, for services to agricultural economics. Ann David , professor of Egyptology, Manchester, for services to Egyptology. John Dent , lately principal, Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, for services to higher education and agriculture. Alexander Donaldson , lately head, Pirbright Laboratory of the Institute for Animal Health, for services to veterinary science and international disease control. Tariq Durrani , deputy principal and professor of signal processing, University of Strathclyde, for services to electronics research and higher education. William Evans , principal, Llandrillo College, for services to further education. Ronald Harden , lately director, Centre of Medical Education, University of Dundee, for services to medical education. Thomas Hayes , chairman, governing body of East Antrim Institute of Further and Higher Education, for services to further education. Anne Hayman , chief executive, Foyer Federation, for services to young people. Merillie Vaughan-Huxley , national senior adviser, equality and diversity, for services to adult education. Sonia Jackson , emeritus professor, social sciences, University of Wales, Swansea, for services to young people in public care. Harinder Kaur Lawley , head, access development, London Metropolitan University, for services to higher education. Anthony Kravitz , chairman, dental services committee, British Dental Association, for services to dentistry. Geoffrey Layer , dean, School of Lifelong Education and Development, University of Bradford, for services to higher education. Barbara MacGilchrist , deputy director, Institute of Education, University of London, for services to the education and professional development of teachers. Christopher Mee , for services to education. Richard Morris , for services to archaeology. Edgar Neufeld , lately chairman, board of governors, Middlesex University, for services to education and to the community in North London. Christopher O'Brien , chair, governing body, Portland College, Nottingham, for services to further education for the disabled. Una Padel , director, Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, King's College London, for services to prisoners and their families. John Percival , lately pro vice-chancellor, Cardiff, for services to higher education. Adrian Perry , lately principal, Lambeth College, London, for services to further education. Duc Truong Pham , head of systems division, Cardiff School of Engineering, for services to engineering. Dennis Robertson , for services to traffic research. Brian Julian Evan Spicer , director, Heritage of London Trust, for services to architectural heritage and to museums. Leonard Kindell Street , for services to the University of the Third Age. Colin Vincent , deputy principal and master of United College, University of St Andrews, for services to education. Nicholas Winterton , executive director, Medical Research Council, for services to medical research. Michael Wood , senior lecturer, University of Aberdeen, for services to cartography.

Mary Ballantyne
, lately adult basic organiser, West Lothian Council, for services to adult education. Terence Boden , assistant director, Belfast Institute, for services to further education. Margaret Bowden , lately head receptionist, Newman College of Higher Education, Halesowen, West Midlands, for services to higher education. Frederick Boyne , head porter, Robinson College, Cambridge, for services to higher education. Gail Bromley , education development manager, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, for services to education. John Cherry , driver, University of Ulster, for services to higher education. George Desmond , audiovisual technician, LSE, for services to higher education. Ramesh Dogra , librarian, School of Oriental and African Studies, for services to South Asian Studies. Maureen Fairbank , learning adviser and support worker, Hull College, for services to special needs education. Harry Ford , planetarium lecturer, National Maritime Museum, for services to museum education. Jennifer Gartland , project director, Thanet Basic Skills Partnership, for services to adult literacy and numeracy. David Giaretta , of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, for services to space science. Gertrude Goldsmith , chairwoman, Workers' Educational Association, Croydon Branch, for services to adult education in the South East. Penelope Hoare , director, Textile Conservation Centre, University of Southampton, for services to museums and textile conservation. James Hunter , senior administrative officer, University of Ulster, for services to higher education in Coleraine. Basil Lowman , special adviser, Scottish Agricultural College, for services to the beef industry. Joan Mason , founding chair, Association for Women in Science and Engineering, for services to women in science. Margaret McInnes , programme centre leader, Lauder College, for services to unemployed people in Lanarkshire. Herman Miller , site security officer and caretaker, Canterbury College, for services to further education. John Milne , deputy director, Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, for services to agriculture and the environment. Bridie Nesbitt , cleaner, for services to the Department of Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland. Alan Noble , adult education and lifelong learning officer, Buckinghamshire, for services to adult and community education. Paul Oliver , of Oxford Brookes University, for services to architectural education. Jean Annette Paton , honorary member, British Bryological Society, for services to biology and nature conservation. Robert Preston , for services to South Lanarkshire College. Susan Read , fellow, Royal College of Nursing, for services to innovation in healthcare. Hugh Reid , lately head, virology division, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, for services to animal health and disease control. Kevin Richmond , lecturer, Abingdon and Witney College, Oxfordshire, for services to further education. Barbara Sawyer , technician, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, for services to research and higher education. Dorothy Stevens , administrative assistant, Information Services Division, Department for Education and Skills. Iain Sturrock , lately senate member, Engineering Council, for services to business and engineering. Joseph Williams , general manager, University of Sunderland Student Union, for services to higher education. George Woods , lay member, further education college inspection team, for services to education in Larbert, Stirling and Falkirk.

Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
Lawrence Freedman
, CBE, professor of war studies, King's College London, for services to strategic studies.

Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
Andrew Coyle
, director, International Centre for Prison Studies, King's College London. Peter David Marshall , OBE, lately head, Forensic Seismic Group, Atomic Weapons Establishment, Aldermaston.

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
John Pople
, 1998 Nobel prizewinner, for services to chemistry.

Geoffrey Bownas
, for services to Japanese studies and to UK-Japanese relations. Geoffrey Dean , for services to medical research. Anthony Jones , former rector, Royal College of Art, for services to the promotion of British art in the US.

Caroline, Lady Egerton
, member of council, British School, Rome. Angela Gillon , lately senior principal research officer, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Sharon Amudatu Ayo
, senior international student welfare adviser, British Council HQ. James Clive Finlayson , for archaeological and museum services in Gibraltar. Helene Weaver , lately secretary to the College of Heads of Administration of the European Institutions.

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