ORDER OF THE COMPANIONS OF HONOUR CH Sir Michael Howard , emeritus professor of modern history, University of Oxford, for services to military studies.
Peter Bell , professor of surgery, University of Leicester, for services to surgery. Partha Dasgupta , professor of economics, University of Cambridge, for services to economics. Ian Kershaw , professor of modern history, University of Sheffield, for services to history. Peter Lachmann , professor of immunology, Cambridge, and president of the Academy of Medical Sciences, for services to medical science. John Lilleyman , head of paediatric haematology and oncology, Barts and the London School of Medicine, for services to pathology. Colin Lucas , vice-chancellor, University of Oxford, for services to higher education.
DAME COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Ruth Deech , lately chairman, for services to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority. Janet Ritterman , director, Royal College of Music, for services to music.
ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER
LVO Geoffrey Brian Skelsey , principal assistant registrar, Cambridge.
CBE William Allen , director, Equine Fertility Unit, Cambridge, for services to horse racing and equine science. John Archer , principal and vice-chancellor, Heriot-Watt University, for services to higher education. John Ashford , director, The Place Theatre, for services to dance.
Raymond Baker , lately chief executive, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, for services to science. William Brown , master of Darwin College, Cambridge, for services to employment relations. John Bull , vice-chancellor and chief executive, University of Plymouth, for services to higher education. Brian Cass , managing director, Huntingdon Life Sciences Group, for services to medical research. Ann Dowling , professor of mechanical engineering, Cambridge, for services to mechanical engineering.
Roy Evans , vice-chancellor, University of Wales, Bangor, for services to higher education. Michael Hassell , principal, faculty of life sciences, Imperial College, London, for services to population ecology.
Marian Hobson , professor of French, Queen Mary College, University of London, for services to French language and literature.
Ann-Louise Kinmonth , professor of general practice, Cambridge, for services to primary-care research and development. Arthur Lucas , principal, King's College London, for services to higher education. Peter James Marshall , historian, for services to history.
John McCanny , professor of microelectronics, Queen's University, Belfast, for services to engineering and higher education. William Peeling , professor, for services to urology. Christopher Pollock , director, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, for services to the environment. Gillian Samuels , senior director, Science Policy and Scientific Affairs Europe, Pfizer, for services to the bioscience and pharmaceuticals industries.
Robert Shaw , lately president, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, for services to medicine. Ian Sword , chairman, Inveresk Research, for services to research, education and enterprise. June Thoburn , professor of social work, University of East Anglia, for services to social work. Alison Tierney , head of department, nursing studies, University of Edinburgh, for services to nursing research and education. Diana Walford , director, Public Health Laboratory Service, for services to public health.
OBE Josephine Ades , professor of art history and theory, University of Essex, for services to art history. Anne Anderson , professor of psychology, University of Glasgow, for services to social science. Mary Auckland , director of library and learning resources, London Institute, for services to librarianship. Steven Beaumont , director, Institute for System Level Integration, for services to electronics and nanotechnology. Jonathan Burnett , principal, Truro College, Cornwall, for services to further education. David Coggon , professor of environmental epidemiology, for services to the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council. Christina Conroy , principal, Richmond Adult and Community College, Surrey, for services to further education. Stephen Edwards , director, East Manchester Education Action Zone, for services to the New Deal for Young People. Dudley Goodhead , director, Radiation and Genome Stability Unit, Medical Research Council, for services to medical research. Merylyn Hedger , lately director, UK Climate Impacts Programme, for services to climate-change assessment.
Janet Husband , professor of diagnostic radiology, Royal Marsden NHS Trust and Institute of Cancer Research, University of London, for services to cancer imaging.
David Livingstone , professor of geography, Queen's University, Belfast, for services to geography and history. Martin Lowe , lately secretary to the University of Edinburgh, for services to higher education. Ewan MacDonald , senior lecturer, department of health, Glasgow, for services to occupational medicine. Gordon Mann , managing director, Crichton Trust and Crichton Development, for services to higher education. Paul Mather , professor of geography, Nottingham University, for services to the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society. Elizabeth Mills , third-age adviser, Science Museum, for services to ageing research.
David Moore , chief executive, Association for Science Education, for services to science education. Iain Ovens , principal, Dundee College, for services to further education. James Partridge , founder and chief executive, Changing Faces, director, Centre for Appearance and Disfigurement Research, University of the West of England, for services to disabled people. Christopher Peat , acting assistant director of training, Leeds City Council, for services to adult learning. David Poll , for services to the Cranfield College of Aeronautics. Anthony Robards , pro vice-chancellor, University of York, for services to higher education.
John Spence , academic adviser, Royal College of Defence Studies, for services to the Ministry of Defence. Margaret Stone , lately principal, Norham Community Technology College, North Tyneside, for services to education. Victor Suller , senior physicist, Daresbury Laboratory, for services to science. Babette Thomas , chairman and chief executive, Network Training, for services to lifelong learning. Ruth Thompson , for services to the New Deal in Tyne and Wear. Sidney Watkins , emeritus professor of neurosurgery, University of London, former consultant surgeon to Formula One Constructors Association, for services to Formula One and auto racing.
MBE Michael Adams , assistant site services manager, Newham College, London, for services to further education. William Alden , for services to vocational education and training. Kenneth Barr , bookbinder, for services to the Institute of Historical Research, University of London. Maurice Caldwell Blease , for services to higher education in Belfast. Colin Bradbury , lately dean of students, University College, Northampton, for services to higher education. Roger Breakwell , head, Camberwell College of Arts, London, for services to art education. Susan Cara , director of programmes and policy, National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, for services to adult education in Norwich.
Tanya Cottrell , support group administrator, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, for services to science.
Williamina Cumming , manager, Rocking Horse Nursery, University of Aberdeen, for services to nursery care. Nidhi Dalmia , member, New Deal Task Force's minority ethnic advisory group, for services to unemployed people. Linda Dickens , president, British Universities Industrial Relations Association, for services to employment relations. Nigel Patrick Ferris , head, diagnostic section, World Reference Library, for services to animal health.
Michael Gibbons , secretary-general, Association of Commonwealth Universities, for services to higher education. Nicholas Hance , public relations manager, UK Atomic Energy Authority, Harwell, for services to training in the nuclear industry. Margaret Hanney , course director, Cardiff School of Education, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, for services to education. Alison Hodge , for services to the Institute of Physics.
Elizabeth Johnson , coordinator, Daphne Jackson Trust, for services to people returning to careers in science, engineering and technology.
Doreen Mahoney , domestic supervisor, University of Bristol, for services to higher education. John Derrick McClure , senior lecturer, department of English, University of Aberdeen, for services to Scottish culture. Doreen McCoy , finance officer, Eccles College, Manchester, for services to further education. Margaret Elizabeth McCully , personal assistant to the principal, Central School of Speech and Drama, London, for services to higher education. Keith Morris , for services to medical research, Penicuik, Lothian.
Gordon Newton , foreman gardener, University of Exeter, for services to higher education. Margaret Reuben , lately lecturer, Falkirk College, for services to further education. Victor Sloan , for services to further education in Portadown, Armagh. Kathleen Smith , honorary secretary, Workers' Educational Association, for services to adult education in Southampton, Hampshire and Southern District. David Trudgill , lately nematologist, Scottish Crop Research Institute, for services to plant pathology. David Yackminnie , for services to overseas students in Aberdeen.
DIPLOMATIC SERVICE AND OVERSEAS LIST ORDER OF ST MICHAEL AND ST GEORGE
GCMG Edward Roberts , for services to the study and practice of international relations.
CMG Nicolas MacLean of Pennycross, founder of Japanese Exchange and Teaching programme, for services to UK-Japanese and Asian relations.
Tecwyn Jones , professor, for services to Biotech-International.
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE CBE
Michael Balls , professor, for services to humane animal research.
Richard Bourne , head, Commonwealth Policy Studies Unit, University of London.
Inigo Everson , senior principal scientific officer, British Antarctic Survey.
Dorothy Taunton-Rigby , for services to research, development and promotion of biotechnology.
Una Ryan , for services to research, development and promotion of biotechnology.
Teodor Shanin , for services to the field of tertiary education in Russia.
ORDER OF ST MICHAEL AND ST GEORGE CMG
Edward Wolfers , professor, for public service.
QUEEN'S VOLUNTEER RESERVES MEDAL QVRM
WO Class 2 Donald Lamont , Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities Officers' Training Corps, Territorial Army.