Honours and awards

Alumni Honours

Birthday Honours 2017,
New Year Honours 2018


Dr Jacqueline Bene (MBChB Clinical Medicine 1988) Awarded an OBE for services to healthcare.

Carmen Callil (Hon LittD 1994) Created a Dame for services to literature.

Professor Hilary Chapman CBE (Hon MD 2015) Created a Dame for services to nursing.

Dr Jonathan Clark (MEd Inclusive Education 2001, EdD Education 2005) Awarded an OBE for services to disabled children and children with special educational needs (New Year Honours 2017).

Kevin Clifford (MSc Health Economics and Management 1999) Awarded an OBE for services to healthcare.

Karen Danesi (née Gray) (BSc Mathematical Studies 1985) Awarded an OBE for services to British foreign policy.

Dr Shabana Haque (BSc Chemistry 1995, PhD Chemistry 1999) Awarded an OBE for services to civil service science and the engineering profession.

Paul Harper (BA English Literature 1979) Awarded an MBE for services to the Department for Education.

Roderick Heather (BA Economics 1967) Awarded an MBE for services to flood risk management.

Lee Hough (AdvDip Nursing Studies 1999) Awarded an MBE for services to nursing.

James Hurst (BA Geography and Geology 1976) Awarded a BEM for services to voluntary and charitable services in Salford.

Professor Sir Simon Lovestone (BSc Microbiology 1982) Created a Knight Bachelor for services to neuroscience research.

Professor Colin Mellors (BA Modern Politics 1971, MA Modern Politics 1973) Awarded an OBE for services to economic development in Yorkshire.

Professor Sir Michael Rawlins (Hon MD 2012) Created a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire for services to the safety of medicines, healthcare and innovation.

Dr Dorothy Rees (PhD Oral Pathology 1999) Awarded an OBE for services to democracy.

Susan Ross (née Earle) (BSc Animal and Plant Biology 1980) Awarded an MBE for voluntary service to UK exports.

Dr Helen Sharman OBE (BSc Chemistry 1984, Hon DSc 2017) Appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George for services to science and technology and technology educational outreach.

Stephen Speed (BSc Physics 1983) Appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath for services to the oil and gas industry.

Professor Lord Nicholas Stern of Brentford (Hon LittD 2008) Appointed a Companion of Honour for services to economics, international relations and tackling climate change.

Gerald Tessier (BA Economics and Politics 1978) Awarded an MBE for services to democracy.

Professor Sir David Weatherall (Hon MD 1989) Created a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire for services to medicine.

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