UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) congratulates all those who were included in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Recipients were recognised for their many and varied contributions, including those funded by or associated with UKRI.
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Professor Helen Valerie Atkinson CBE FREng
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University. For services to Engineering and Education.
Professor John Alexander David Aston Harding
Professor of Statistics, University of Cambridge, and lately Chief Scientific Adviser, Home Office. For services to Statistics and Public Policymaking.
Professor Sarah Catherine Gilbert
Saïd Professorship of Vaccinology, Jenner Institute and Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine. For services to Science and Public Health in COVID Vaccine Development.
Sir Andy Hopper CBE FRS FREng
Treasurer and Vice-President, the Royal Society. For services to Computer Technology.
Professor Peter William Horby
Professor, Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health, University of Oxford. For services to Medical Research.
Professor Martin Jonathan Landray
Professor, Medicine and Epidemiology, Oxford University. For services to Public Health and Science.
Anne Helen Richards CVO CBE FRSE
For services to Financial Services, to Women, to Education and to Science.
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Professor Guy Poppy
Lately Chief Scientific Adviser, Food Standards Agency and Professor of Ecology, University of Southampton. For services to Food Safety and Security.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Professor Jameel Sadik Al Khalili
Professor of Physics and Professor of Public Engagement in Science, University of Surrey. For services to Science and Public Engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Professor Paul Elliot
Professor, Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Imperial College London. For services to Scientific Research in Public Health.
Professor Alissa Tamar Goodman
Professor of Economics, and Director, Centre for Longitudinal Studies, University College London. For services to Social Science.
Dr Norman Harrison
Lately Non-Executive Director, UK Atomic Energy Authority. For services to Fusion and the Nuclear Industry.
Professor Thomas William Shakespeare
Professor, Disability Research, International Centre for Evidence in Disability, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. For services to Disability Research (London, Greater London).
Professor Thomas Solomon
Chair of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool. For services to Neurological and Emerging Infections Research.
Professor William James Sutherland
Miriam Rothschild Professor, Conservation Biology, University of Cambridge. For services to Evidence-based Conservation.
Professor Fiona Tomley
Professor, Experimental Parasitology, The Royal Veterinary College. For services to Animal Health.
Office of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Professor Michael Benton, FRS, FRSE
Professor of Vertebrate Palaeontology, University of Bristol. For services to Palaeontology and to Community Engagement.
Professor Jagjit Singh Chadha
Director, National Institute of Economic and Social Research. For services to Economics and Economic Policy.
Dr Frederick Andrew Clements
Lately Chief Executive Officer, British Trust for Ornithology. For services to Conservation and Policy.
Paul Jonathan Fox
Lately Chief Operating Officer, Natural Environment Research Council. For services to Scientific Research.
Professor Matthew James Keeling
Professor, Mathematics Institute and School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick. For services to Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) during the COVID-19 response.
Dr John Anderson McLean
Lately Head, Microelectronics Support Centre, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. For services to Pan-European Microelectronics Design Tools Provision for Academia.
Professor Jane Memmott
Professor of Ecology, University of Bristol. For services to Insect Pollinators and Ecology.
Dr Ellen Brooks Pollock
Senior Lecturer, Disease Modelling and Veterinary Public Health, University of Bristol. For services to the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling and SAGE during the COVID-19 response.
Professor Rebecca Julia Shipley
Professor, Healthcare Engineering, University College London. For services to the Development of the Continuous Positive Airways Pressure Device during the Pandemic Nationally and Internationally.
Dr Elizabeth Rowsell
Research and Development Director, Johnson Matthey. For services to Chemistry, Commercialisation and Promoting Diversity in STEM.
Dr Gavin Mark Siriwardena
Head of Terrestrial Ecology, British Trust for Ornithology. For services to Biodiversity in the UK.
Dr Christopher Martin Timperley
Fellow, Chemistry and Operational Readiness Group, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. For services to UK Defence and Security.
Professor Massimo Palmarini
Director Medical Research Council, University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research. For services to Public Health.
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Clegg Richard Bamber
Co-founder, Red Box Project, Portsmouth. For services to Education.
Dr Abdul Raffey Faruqi
Lately Senior Research Scientist, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology. For services to Medical Research.
Venture Partner, Merian Ventures, and Member, Innovate UK Council. For services to International Trade and Women-Led Innovation.
Dr Joanna Jenkinson
Head of Infections and Immunity, Medical Research Council. For services to COVID-19 Research Funding.
Professor Ray Brian Jones
Professor of Health Informatics, University of Plymouth. For services to Digital Health and Social Care.
Jennifer Suzanne McDonnell
Knowledge Transfer Manager, Knowledge Transfer Network. For services to the Green Economy.
Dr Laura Jane Frances Shallcross
Associate Professor of Public Health, University College London. For services to Adult Social Care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professor Bridget Mary Shield
Acoustic Engineer. For services to Acoustic Science and to Inclusion in Science and Engineering.
Clifford John Thornton Stott
Professor of Social Psychology, Keele University. For services to Crowd Psychology and the COVID-19 pandemic response.
Medallist of the Order of the British Empire
Daniel Benjamin Black
For services to Laser Technology Innovation.
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