New Year Honours 2013

A number of prominent social scientists and ESRC grant holders have been honoured in the New Year Honours list. We are pleased to offer our congratulations to everyone honoured.

Knights Bachelor - Knighthoods

Professor Ian Diamond (Photo: University of Aberdeen) Professor Ian David Diamond, FBA FRSE
Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Aberdeen
Former Chief Executive of ESRC
For services to Social Science and Higher Education
Professor Simon Wessely (Photo: King's College London) Professor Simon Charles Wessely
Vice Dean in Academic Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
ESRC grant holder
For services to Military Healthcare and to Psychological Medicine

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire

No image Professor John Richard Britton
Honorary Consultant in Respiratory Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Nottingham
Director of the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies; ESRC grant holder
For services to Respiratory Medicine
Professor Judith Freedman (Photo: University of Oxford) Professor Judith Anne Freedman
Professor of Taxation Law, University of Oxford
ESRC grant holder
For services to Tax Research

Officers of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Ian Bateman (Photo: University of East Anglia) Professor Ian Bateman
Professor of Environmental Science and Economics, University of East Anglia
ESRC grant holder
For services to Environmental Science and Policy
Professor Muriel Robinson (Photo: Bishop Grosseteste University) Professor Muriel Anita Robinson
Vice-Chancellor, Bishop Grosseteste University
ESRC seminar grant 2005-2007
For services to Higher Education
Professor David Hand (Photo: Imperial College London) Professor David John Hand
Senior Research Investigator, Imperial College London
ROPA grant 1996-1998
For services to Research and Innovation

Members of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Linda Woodhead (Photo: Lancaster University) Professor Linda Woodhead
Professor of Sociology of Religion, Lancaster University
Director of the AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Programme (2007-2012)
For services to Higher Education