New year's honours

January 5, 2001

PRIVY COUNSELLOR

Baroness Tessa Blackstone
, minister, Department for Education and Employment.

KNIGHTS

Leszek Borysiewicz
, professor of medicine, University of Wales, for services to medical research and education; Christopher Evans , for services to the biosciences industry; Christopher Frayling , rector and vice-provost, the Royal College of Art, for services to art and design education; Barry Jackson , president, Royal College of Surgeons, for services to training and education in surgery; Patrick Moore , astronomer, for services to the popularisation of sciences and broadcasting; Christopher Llewellyn Smith , provost and president, University College London, for services to particle physics; John Sulston , former director, Sanger Centre, for services to genome research; Christopher White , for services to art history.

DAME

Janet Trotter
, director of Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education, for services to higher education.

CBE

Kenneth Binmore
, director, Economic and Social Research Council Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution, for services to social science; Ian Graham-Bryce , former principal, University of Dundee, for services to higher education and research; Grahame Bulfield , director of the Roslin Institute, for services to animal genetics; Andrew Cubie , for services to business and the community in Scotland; Nicholas Day , Medical Research Council research professor, for services to statistics and epidemiology underpinning cancer biology; Patrick Dowling , vice-chancellor, University of Surrey, for services to business-academic links; Helen Edwards , member, New Deal Task Force, for services to unemployed and ex-offenders; Michael Foot , historian, for services to the official history of the Special Operations Executive; Andrew Graves , professor, for services to competitiveness in industry; David Hamblen , emeritus professor of orthopaedic surgery, University of Glasgow, for services to the National Health Service; Rosemary Hamilton , for services to higher education; John Head , professor, member of the Nuclear Safety Advisory Committee; Jacqueline Henderson , chief executive, National Training and Enterprise Council, for services to education and training; Rudolf Klein , emeritus professor of social policy, University of Bath, for services to health service research; Parveen Kumar , professor of clinical medical education, consultant physician and gastroenterologist, Barts & The London NHS Trust, for services to medicine; Lance Lanyon , principal of the Royal Veterinary College, for services to veterinary education and science; Ann Loades , professor of divinity, for services to theology; David Melville , chief executive of the Further Education Funding Council, for services to education; Michael Pringle , chairman of council, Royal College of General Practitioners, for services to medicine; David Rhind , vice-chancellor of City University, for services to geographical and social sciences; Michael Richards , professor, National Cancer director, for services to cancer and palliative medicine; Wilson Sibbett , professor of physics and director of research, University of St Andrews, for services to science; David Sutherland , registrar, General Teaching Council for Scotland, for services to education; Nicholas Tate , former chief executive, Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, for services to education.

OBE

Peter Aggett
, professor, for services to the Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes; John Ballance , project manager, Wellcome, for services to the Science Museum; David Bennett , principal, Sackville Community College, East Grinstead, for services to education; Helen Bevan , professor, redesign director, National Patients Access Team, for services to the NHS; Brian Bridges , professor, for services to the cellular effects of radiation; Reginald Chapman , principal, Blackpool and Fylde College, for services to further education; Leslie Clark , professor of structural engineering, University of Birmingham, for services to structural engineering research; Charles Curtis , professor, chairman, Radioactive Waste Management Advisory Committee, for service to environmental protection; Stanley Dagg , professor, for services to waste management; Bleddyn Davies , professor and former director, Personal Social Services Research Unit, for services to social science and policy; Erwin Gabathuler , professor, for services to physics; Lynn Gladden , professor, for services to chemistry; Eric Ives , professor, for services to history and to the University of Birmingham; Alun Jones , chief executive, Institute of Physics, for services to the defence industry; John Lavin , deputy director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, for services to conservation through the Millennium Seed Bank Project; Richard Nelmes , professor, University of Edinburgh, for services to science; Patricia Pearce , former director, careers service, University of Westminster, for services to careers education; Jane Rapley , dean of fashion and textiles, Central St Martin's College of Art and Design, for services to higher education; John Reid , professor, for services to biomedical science; Kenneth Shackleton , for services to the New Deal in Peterborough; James Skinner , chairman, Glasgow Community College Group, for services to further education and the community; Francis Smith , professor, for services to computer science; Roy Spence , professor, for services to the police; Michael Usher , professor, chief scientist, Scottish Natural Heritage, for services to conservation science; David Westbury , vice-principal, University of Birmingham, for services to higher education; Lola Young , professor, Middlesex University, for services to British black history.

MBE

Andrew Alsop
, captain, for services to polar aviation and to the British Antarctic Survey; Janet Anderson , principal, Link into Learning, Cornwall, for services to adult education; Joan Bond , registry administrator, University of Wolverhampton, for services to higher education; Avtar Brah , reader in sociology, Birkbeck College, University of London, for services to race, gender and ethnic identity issues; Jennifer Colbourne , professor, public health research manager, Thames Water, for services to the water industry and public health; Helen Culling , diary secretary to the chief executive, Teacher Training Industry; Andrew Davidson , lecturer, Barony College, Dumfries, for services to further education; Robert Davies , head of health, safety and environment, University of Wales College of Medicine, for services to health and safety; Peter Davis , research nurse, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, for services to orthopaedic medicine; David Doughan , for services to women's studies; David Driver , for services to materials science, engineering and technology transfer; Martin Crossley Evans , warden, Manor Hall, University of Bristol, for services to higher education; Margaret Gardner , administrative assistant, University of Lancaster, for services to higher education; Frederick Gilbert , general service team leader, London School of Economics, for services to higher education; Kenneth Handley , vice-chair, Bishop Auckland College Corporation, for services to further education; Sheila Hoile , development director, Training Organisation for Professionals in Construction, for services to the construction industry; Helen Kininmonth , placement officer, University of Paisley, for services to higher education; Dolatkhanu Lakhani , administrative officer, Department for Education and Employment; Iseabail Macleod , for services to the Scottish National Dictionary; Eileen Mander , head of Sidmouth Community College, for services to physical education; Mary McClymont , visiting lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, for services to care for older people; Tariq Modood , professor, for services to social science and ethnic relations; Rajesh Patel , for services to the Black Training and Enterprise Group; Mary Perkins , for services to the Natural Environment Research Council; Robert Purdy , teacher of art, design, graphics and photography, Regent College, Leicester, for services to further education; Nicholas Scott-Ram , consultant, for services to biotechnology; Alasdair Rose , programme manager for mathematics, ESPRC, for services to scientific administration; Susan Scott , for services to nursing and the Royal College of Nursing; Nancy Spencer , for services to climate change science; Alexander Taylor , former senior agricultural adviser, for services to the Scottish Agricultural College; Eleanor Taylor , former head, scientific liaison, for services to the Hannah Research Institute; Elleston Wedderburn , former governor, College of North East London, for services to education; William Wyllie , governor, for services to Robert Gordon University.

Diplomatic service and overseas list

KCMG

Arthur Jolly
, for long and distinguished service to international development.

CMG

Ivor Davies
, professor, for services to Central European history; Michael Leifer , professor, for services to UK-Southeast Asian relations; Helen Meixner , Central Europe regional director, British Council; Andrew Summers , for promotion of the excellence of UK design internationally.

CBE

Lyndon Evans
, for services to accelerator physics.

OBE

Joseph Carby-Hall
, professor, for services to UK-Polish relations and international law; Anthony Harries , for services to the study of tuberculosis in Africa; John Hawkins , acting head of finance, British Council HQ; Paul Kennedy , commercial director, Commonwealth Institute; Jan Long , UK regional network manager, British Council HQ; George Magnus , for services to Chevening scholarships in Hong Kong; Alastair Niven , director of literature, British Council HQ; Vera Rees , professor, for services to health care in South Africa.

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