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UCL staff recognised in New Year Honours 2016

6 January 2016

Congratulations to the members of the UCL community who have been recognised in the 2016 New Year Honours list.

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Current UCL staff with honours conferred this year are:

  • Professor Georgina Mace (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment and Director of the UCL Centre for Biodiversity & Environment Research) - DBE for services to science.
  • Professor Henrietta Moore (Director, UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) - DBE for services to social sciences.
  • Dr Michael Jacobs (UCL Infection & Immunity) - Knights Bachelor for services to the Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases.
  • Professor Wendy Carlin (UCL Economics) - CBE for services to economics and public finance.
  • Dr Sue Black (UCL Computer Science) - OBE for services to technology.
  • Dr Daniel Martin (Director, UCL Centre for Altitude, Space & Extreme Environment Medicine) - OBE for services to the prevention of infectious diseases.

Emeritus, Visiting and former staff with honours conferred are:

  • Professor Phyllida Barlow (Emeritus Professor UCL Slade School of Fine Art, UCL PDIP 1966 and Honorary Fellow) - CBE for services to Art.
  • Elizabeth Jamieson (Lately Head of Student Dyslexia Services at UCL) - MBE for services to students with dyslexia and dyspraxia in UK Higher Education.

UCL alumni, fellows, honorary degree holders and donors represented in this year's list include:

  • Linda Homer (UCL LLB 1978, former UCL staff member) - DBE for public service particularly to public finance.
  • Professor David Compston (UCL MBBS 1971) - CBE for services to Multiple Sclerosis Treatment.
  • Edward Davis (UCL GCERT 2007) - OBE for services to Ebola crisis response in West Africa.
  • Daniel Peltz (Trustee, UCL Institute of Jewish Studies) - OBE for philanthropic and charitable services.
  • Dr Alan Wilson (UCL MSc Pharmacy, 1981) - OBE for services to the quality and safety of healthcare in wales.
  • Alice Lester (UCL MPhil Town Planning 1986) - MBE for services to planning.
  • Anne Seymour (UCL MBBS 1959) - MBE for services to asylum seekers and refugees in South Tyneside.