Martyn Arbib, president of Perpetual plc, for services to charities, especially education. John Baker, QC, Downing professor of the laws of England, University of Cambridge, for services to English legal history. Patrick Bateson, professor of ethology, University of Cambridge, for services to science. Kumar Bhattacharyya, director, Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick, for services to higher education and industry. Richard Friend, Cavendish professor of physics, University of Cambridge, for services to physics. Peter Lampl, chairman, Sutton Trust, for services to higher education. Christopher Ondaatje, philanthropist and benefactor, for charitable services to museums, galleries and societies. Edwin Mellor Southern, Whitley professor of biochemistry, University of Oxford, for services to the development of DNA microarray technologies. John Temple, for services to medicine and medical education.
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Michael Lipton, founding director, poverty research unit, University of Sussex, for services to international development.
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Dan McKenzie, Royal Society research professor, department of earth sciences, University of Cambridge, for services to science.
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Julia Margaret Polak, head, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine centre, Imperial College London, for services to medicine.
Christopher Banks, chair, Learning and Skills Council's young people's learning committee, and chair, London Employers' Coalition, for services to young people and the unemployed. Christina Bienkowska, divisional manager, strategy and performance division, Department for Education and Skills. Ian Bogle, chair of council, British Medical Association, for services to medicine. Monica Darnbrough, director, bioscience unit, Department of Trade and Industry. J. Mordaunt Crook, former Slade professor and Waynefleete lecturer, Oxford, now emeritus professor of architectural history, University of London, for services to architectural history. Helen Gilchrist, principal, Bury College, for services to further education. Kay-Tee Khaw-Fawcett, professor of clinical gerontology, University of Cambridge, for services to medicine. Peter Kirstein, professor of computer systems, University College London, for services to internetworking research. Hermione Lee, Goldsmith's professor of English literature, University of Oxford, for services to literature.
Gordon Marshall, lately chief executive, Economic and Social Research Council, for services to economic and social research. Iain McMillan, director, CBI Scotland, for services to lifelong learning. Alfred Morris, vice-chancellor, University of the West of England, for services to higher education. Linda Partridge, Weldon professor of biometry, University College London, and president of the Genetics Society, for services to evolutionary biology. David Patterson, founder and emeritus president, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish studies, for services to Jewish studies. Colin Pillinger, professor of planetary science, Open University, for services to higher education and science. Robert Pratt, professor of nursing and director, Richard Wells Research Centre, for services to nurse education. Christopher Rapley, director, British Antarctic Survey, for services to environmental sciences. Martin Roland, professor of general practice and director of the National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, for services to medicine. Peter Smith, lately general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers, for services to education. Gordon Waddell, orthopaedic surgeon, Glasgow Nuffield Hospital, for services to social policy and disability assessment.
Isadora Aiken, governor, Sheffield Hallam University, for services to education and to the community. Robert Beaty, professor, chairman, Scottish Enterprise, Renfrewshire, for services to enterprise.
Alan Boobis, lately deputy chairman, Advisory Committee on Pesticides, for services to the risk assessment of pesticides. Dianna Bowles, Weston chair of biochemistry, University of York, for services to plant sciences. Gordon Byrne, director, Upper Bann Institute of Further and Higher Education, Banbridge, Co Down, for services to further education. Bridget Cherry, general editor, Pevsner's Buildings of England, and vice-president, Hornsey Horticultural Society, for services to architectural history. Robert Crouch, consultant nurse and senior lecturer, emergency department, Southampton General Hospital, for services to nursing. Douglas Dunn, director, St Andrews Scottish Studies Institute, St Andrews University, and poet, for services to literature. Brian Foster, professor of experimental physics, University of Bristol, for services to research on particle physics. Colin George, chair, Lifelong Learning Foundation, for services to vocational education and human resource development. Norman Gillies, director, Sabhal Mor Ostaig, for services to education and the Gaelic language.
Sir Brandon Gough, former chair of the Higher Education Council for England, current chair of banknote manufacturer De La Rue and incoming chancellor of the University of Anglia, for services to higher education.
Alan Gray, director, centre for ecology and hydrology, Dorset Laboratory, for services to government and academic science. Alastair Hay, professor of environmental toxicology, University of Leeds, for services to occupational health. Christopher Hunter, principal, Glasgow College of Nautical Studies, for services to further education in Scotland. James Kearney, honorary professor of voluntary action studies, University of Ulster, for services to the voluntary sector in Northern Ireland. Philip Lowe, professor of rural economy and founder, centre for rural economy, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, for services to the rural economy. Kathleen Maguiness, lately chair, board of management, Cardonald College, Glasgow, for services to further education. Frederick McCrindle, principal, Reading College and School of Arts and Design, for services to further education.
Fiona McMillan, principal, Bridgwater College, Somerset, for services to further education. Thomas Richard Miles, emeritus professor of pshychology, founder of the school of psychology at Bangor University, and founder of the Bangor Dyslexia Diagnostic Test and the dyslexia unit at the university, for services to people with dyslexia. Kitty Hart-Moxon, Auschwitz survivor, for services to Holocaust training and education. Elizabeth Murdoch, emeritus professor of physical education, sports science, dance and leisure, University of Brighton, for services to physical education and sport.
Norman Nevin, chairman, Gene Therapy Advisory Committee, for services to gene therapy research. Godfrey Palmer, professor at Heriot-Watt University, for services to grain science. Patrick Rayfield, professor of Russian and Georgian, Queen Mary, University of London, for services to Slav culture and language. Hugh Sutherland, lately honorary adviser on graduate relations, for services to the University of Glasgow. Hugh Thomson, director, research and consultancy services, University of Strathclyde, for services to the commercialisation of university research. Dorma Urwin, lately principal, University College, Worcester, for services to higher education. Bryan Williams, professor of social work, University of Dundee, for services to social work education and training. Ashley Winter, chairman, Learning and Skills Council for Tyne and Wear, for services to business in the North East.
Francis Annett, education research manager, Learning and Skills Council, for services to training and education in the North East. Edward Brech, honorary research fellow, management history research group, Open University Business School, for services to the history of British management. Alan Brook, emeritus professor of life sciences, University of Buckingham, for services to the community, especially music and education.
John Burnett, chairman, board of management, Oatridge Agricultural College, for services to further education in Scotland. Richard Davies, archivist, Russian archive, Brotherton Library, University of Leeds, for services to Anglo-Russian scholarship. Rahimah Elaheebucus, public understanding of science team, Office of Science and Technology, Department of Trade and Industry. Peter Fletcher, governor, Bideford College, Devon, for services to education. Alan Gear, chief executive, Henry Doubleday Research Association, for services to the development of organic horticulture.
Jacqueline Gear, executive director, Henry Doubleday Research Association, for services to the development of organic horticulture. Joseph Gribbon, buildings officer, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, for services to higher education. Rex Hall, formerly a principal youth officer in inner London and a community education inspector, now lead consultant to the Department for Education and Science on the Playing for Success programme, for services to study support and the programme. Shirley Hayward, head of school for skills for life and learning, Yeovil College, Somerset, for services to basic skills. Victor Marchant, archaeologist and trustee for the Council of British Archaeology, for services to archaeology. David Miller, chairman of governors, Wimbledon School of Art, for services to higher education. Elizabeth Morrison, curriculum director, Fermanagh College, for services to further education.
Malcolm Osmundsen, school resource manager, school of biomedical sciences, King's College London, for services to higher education. John Philcox, head of personnel, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Stella Pye, personal assistant to the vice-chancellor, University of East Anglia, for services to higher education. Peter Raymond, non-executive chairman, Tepnel Life Sciences, for services to the UK biosciences sector. Simon Singh, journalist and author, for services to the promotion of science, technology, engineering and maths in schools and to science communication.
Thomas Slimming, lecturer, Stow College, Glasgow, for services to special-needs further education. Joyce Stewart, lately director of horticulture, Royal Horticultural Society, for services to horticultural science and botanical education. Diane Stone, coordinator, community action centre, University of the West of England, for services to higher education. Patricia Stringfellow, chair, judging panel, National Training Awards, for services to training. Mary Ruth Tucker, adult education tutor, Neath, for services to lifelong learning. Romesh Vaitilingam, Royal Economic Society media consultant, author and adviser to the Economic and Social Research Council, for services to economic and social science. Paul Wagstaff, principal lecturer, aeronautics, Kingston University, for services to higher education.
DIPLOMATIC SERVICE AND OVERSEAS LIST
Alistair Horne, historian, for services to UK-French relations.
Kenneth Robinson, academic writer and speaker, for services to art.
Richard Alford, director Italy, British Council.
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Jane Goodall, A.D. White professor-at-large, Cornell University, and trustee, Jane Goodall Institute, for services to the environment and conservation.
James Cogan, founder and director, Students Parnership Worldwide. Nancy Dargel, Swiss branch president, Oxford University Society, for services to the university and the British community in Switzerland.
Rosemary Hilhorst, director, Connecting Futures project, British Council.
David Mellor, professor, for services to British scholarship schemes overseas.
QUEEN'S VOLUNTEER RESERVES MEDAL
WO Class 2: Stuart Campbell Lyle Smart, Cambridge University Officers' Training Corps, Territorial Army.