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New year honours

KNIGHTS BACHELOR
Clive Booth
, chairman, Teacher Training Agency, for services to higher education. Alan Fersht , FRS, professor of organic chemistry, University of Cambridge, for services to protein science. David Hall , president, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and professor of community paediatrics, Sheffield, for services to medicine. David King , FRS, chief scientific adviser to the government and head of the Office of Science and Technology, Department of Trade and Industry. Ravinder Maini , professor of rheumatology and lately head of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Imperial College London, for services to rheumatology. Derek Morris , chairman of the Competition Commission and emeritus fellow of Oxford University, for services to industry. John Ward , CBE, chairman, Scottish Qualifications Agency.

ORDER OF THE BATH
John Kidgell
, lately head, Economic Statistics Directorate, Office for National Statistics. Peter Makeham , director-general, finance and analytical services, Department for Education and Skills. Paul Mason , FRS, lately chief scientist, Meteorological Office. Gillian Stewart , lately head, Children and Young People's Group, Scottish Executive.

ORDER OF THE COMPANIONS OF HONOUR
James Lovelock
, CBE, FRS, scientist, inventor and author, for services to global environmental science. Sir Denis Mahon , CBE, art historian, for services to art.

DAMES 
Jenifer Wilson-Barnett
, professor of nursing and head of the Nightingale School of Nursing. Louise Johnson , FRS, professor of molecular biophysics, University of Oxford, for services to biophysical science.

CBE
Michael Clarke
, lately professor of epidemiology, University of Leicester, for services to public health medicine. Enrico Sandro Coen , FRS, professor of plant genetics, John Innes Centre, for services to plant genetics. Laurence Eaves , FRS, professor of physics, University of Nottingham, for services to solid-state physics. Rita Gardner , director, Royal Geographical Society, for services to geography. Colin Greenhalgh , OBE, DL, lately principal, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge, for services to further education. Michael Gregory , head, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, for services to industry and business. Mary Hanratty , head, nursing and midwifery education, Beeches Management Centre, for services to nursing. Paul Henderson , director of science, the Natural History Museum, for services to museums. Colin Humphreys , professor of materials science, Cambridge, for services to science as a researcher and communicator. Christopher Kenyon , chairman of the Quality Assurance Agency, for services to higher and specialist education. Thomas Lehner , chair, basic and applied immunology, University of London, for services to oral immunology and dental health. Janet Lowe , principal, Lauder College, for services to further education. Linda McTavish , principal, Anniesland College, for services to further education. David Raymond Owens , director, Diabetes Research Unit, College of Medicine, University of Wales, for services to the National Health Service. Richard Portes , professor of economics, London Business School, for services to economics. John Pritchard , lately chief scientific adviser, National Assembly for Wales. Teresa Rees , professor, social sciences, University of Cardiff, for services to higher education and to equal opportunities. Anya (Linden), Lady Sainsbury , for services to arts education and ballet. Brian Styles , principal, City of Bristol College, for services to further education. John Tiley , professor of law of taxation, Cambridge, for services to tax law. Elisabeth Trimble , professor of clinical biochemistry, Queen's University, Belfast, for services to pathology.

OBE
David Andrews
, consultant, careers education and guidance, for services to careers education. Michael Baughan , chief executive, Learning and Teaching Scotland, for services to education in Scotland. Leonora Beardon , senior teaching and research associate, Cambridge University School of Education, for services to mathematical education. Clifford Beevers , professor of mathematics, Heriot-Watt University, for services to higher education. Christine Challis , secretary and director of administration, London School of Economics and Political Science, for services to higher education. David Clark , honorary senior research fellow, University of Kent, for services to scientific research. Hugh Cobbe , lately head of British Collections, British Library, for services to libraries. David Colman , lately head, School of Economic Studies, University of Manchester, for services to agricultural economics. Ann David , professor of Egyptology, Manchester, for services to Egyptology. John Dent , lately principal, Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, for services to higher education and agriculture. Alexander Donaldson , lately head, Pirbright Laboratory of the Institute for Animal Health, for services to veterinary science and international disease control. Tariq Durrani , deputy principal and professor of signal processing, University of Strathclyde, for services to electronics research and higher education. William Evans , principal, Llandrillo College, for services to further education. Ronald Harden , lately director, Centre of Medical Education, University of Dundee, for services to medical education. Thomas Hayes , chairman, governing body of East Antrim Institute of Further and Higher Education, for services to further education. Anne Hayman , chief executive, Foyer Federation, for services to young people. Merillie Vaughan-Huxley , national senior adviser, equality and diversity, for services to adult education. Sonia Jackson , emeritus professor, social sciences, University of Wales, Swansea, for services to young people in public care. Harinder Kaur Lawley , head, access development, London Metropolitan University, for services to higher education. Anthony Kravitz , chairman, dental services committee, British Dental Association, for services to dentistry. Geoffrey Layer , dean, School of Lifelong Education and Development, University of Bradford, for services to higher education. Barbara MacGilchrist , deputy director, Institute of Education, University of London, for services to the education and professional development of teachers. Christopher Mee , for services to education. Richard Morris , for services to archaeology. Edgar Neufeld , lately chairman, board of governors, Middlesex University, for services to education and to the community in North London. Christopher O'Brien , chair, governing body, Portland College, Nottingham, for services to further education for the disabled. Una Padel , director, Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, King's College London, for services to prisoners and their families. John Percival , lately pro vice-chancellor, Cardiff, for services to higher education. Adrian Perry , lately principal, Lambeth College, London, for services to further education. Duc Truong Pham , head of systems division, Cardiff School of Engineering, for services to engineering. Dennis Robertson , for services to traffic research. Brian Julian Evan Spicer , director, Heritage of London Trust, for services to architectural heritage and to museums. Leonard Kindell Street , for services to the University of the Third Age. Colin Vincent , deputy principal and master of United College, University of St Andrews, for services to education. Nicholas Winterton , executive director, Medical Research Council, for services to medical research. Michael Wood , senior lecturer, University of Aberdeen, for services to cartography.

MBE
Mary Ballantyne
, lately adult basic organiser, West Lothian Council, for services to adult education. Terence Boden , assistant director, Belfast Institute, for services to further education. Margaret Bowden , lately head receptionist, Newman College of Higher Education, Halesowen, West Midlands, for services to higher education. Frederick Boyne , head porter, Robinson College, Cambridge, for services to higher education. Gail Bromley , education development manager, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, for services to education. John Cherry , driver, University of Ulster, for services to higher education. George Desmond , audiovisual technician, LSE, for services to higher education. Ramesh Dogra , librarian, School of Oriental and African Studies, for services to South Asian Studies. Maureen Fairbank , learning adviser and support worker, Hull College, for services to special needs education. Harry Ford , planetarium lecturer, National Maritime Museum, for services to museum education. Jennifer Gartland , project director, Thanet Basic Skills Partnership, for services to adult literacy and numeracy. David Giaretta , of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, for services to space science. Gertrude Goldsmith , chairwoman, Workers' Educational Association, Croydon Branch, for services to adult education in the South East. Penelope Hoare , director, Textile Conservation Centre, University of Southampton, for services to museums and textile conservation. James Hunter , senior administrative officer, University of Ulster, for services to higher education in Coleraine. Basil Lowman , special adviser, Scottish Agricultural College, for services to the beef industry. Joan Mason , founding chair, Association for Women in Science and Engineering, for services to women in science. Margaret McInnes , programme centre leader, Lauder College, for services to unemployed people in Lanarkshire. Herman Miller , site security officer and caretaker, Canterbury College, for services to further education. John Milne , deputy director, Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, for services to agriculture and the environment. Bridie Nesbitt , cleaner, for services to the Department of Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland. Alan Noble , adult education and lifelong learning officer, Buckinghamshire, for services to adult and community education. Paul Oliver , of Oxford Brookes University, for services to architectural education. Jean Annette Paton , honorary member, British Bryological Society, for services to biology and nature conservation. Robert Preston , for services to South Lanarkshire College. Susan Read , fellow, Royal College of Nursing, for services to innovation in healthcare. Hugh Reid , lately head, virology division, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, for services to animal health and disease control. Kevin Richmond , lecturer, Abingdon and Witney College, Oxfordshire, for services to further education. Barbara Sawyer , technician, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, for services to research and higher education. Dorothy Stevens , administrative assistant, Information Services Division, Department for Education and Skills. Iain Sturrock , lately senate member, Engineering Council, for services to business and engineering. Joseph Williams , general manager, University of Sunderland Student Union, for services to higher education. George Woods , lay member, further education college inspection team, for services to education in Larbert, Stirling and Falkirk.

DIPLOMATIC SERVICE AND OVERSEAS LIST
Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
Lawrence Freedman
, CBE, professor of war studies, King's College London, for services to strategic studies.

Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
Andrew Coyle
, director, International Centre for Prison Studies, King's College London. Peter David Marshall , OBE, lately head, Forensic Seismic Group, Atomic Weapons Establishment, Aldermaston.

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
John Pople
, 1998 Nobel prizewinner, for services to chemistry.

CBE
Geoffrey Bownas
, for services to Japanese studies and to UK-Japanese relations. Geoffrey Dean , for services to medical research. Anthony Jones , former rector, Royal College of Art, for services to the promotion of British art in the US.

OBE
Caroline, Lady Egerton
, member of council, British School, Rome. Angela Gillon , lately senior principal research officer, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

MBE
Sharon Amudatu Ayo
, senior international student welfare adviser, British Council HQ. James Clive Finlayson , for archaeological and museum services in Gibraltar. Helene Weaver , lately secretary to the College of Heads of Administration of the European Institutions.

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