Queen's Birthday honours for leaders in education and higher education

Queen's Birthday honours for leaders in education and higher education

11 June 2018

Image of those recognised in the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours list
From left to right: Professor Stuart William John Reid, Principal, Royal Veterinary College, Professor Julia Buckingham, Brunel University London’s Vice-Chancellor,David Eyton, Group Head of Technology, BP plc, Professor Christopher Roy Husbands, Vice-Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University, Professor Richard John Last, Vice-Chancellor, Norwich University of the Arts, Reverend Dr Ralph Waller, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford, Professor Christoffel Hendrik Brink, Emeritus Vice-Chancellor, Newcastle University.

 

Research England congratulates seven colleagues on their recognition in the 2018 Queen Birthday Honours list.

The National Centre for Universities and Business – supported by Research England – board member, and Brunel University London’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Julia Buckingham, has been made a CBE. Professor Buckingham has been honoured for services to biology and education, in recognition of her distinguished career as a pharmacologist and academic leader.

NCUB leaders council members Professor Christopher Roy Husbands, Vice-Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University, and the first chair of the Teaching Excellence Framework, has been awarded a knighthood for services to Higher Education, while David Eyton, Group Head of Technology, BP plc, has been made CBE for services to Engineering and Energy.

Professor Christoffel Hendrik Brink, Emeritus Vice-Chancellor, Newcastle University has been made a CBE for services to Higher Education.

Professor Stuart William John Reid, Principal, Royal Veterinary College, has been made a CBE for services to the Veterinary Profession and Higher Education.

Reverend Dr Ralph Waller, Lately Principal, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, and Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford has been made an OBE for services to Education.

Professor Richard John Last, Vice-Chancellor, Norwich University of the Arts has been made an OBE for services to Higher Education.