New Year Honours 2014

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.

Knighthoods

Professor Richard Blundell, CBE, FBA
Professor of Economics, UCL
Director, ESRC Centre for the Micro-Economic Analysis of Public Policy, IFS
For services to Economics and Social Science

Professor Paul Collier, CBE
Co-Director, ESRC Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
CASE was an ESRC funded centre from 1991 to 2001
For services to Promoting Research and Policy Change in Africa

Companion of the Order of the Bath

Mr John Pullinger
Librarian and Director General, Information Services, House of Commons
Former ESRC board member
For services to Parliament and voluntary service to the community through Great Culverden Park Ltd

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Celia Hoyles
Lately Director, National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics
ESRC grant holder
For services to Education

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Ash Amin, FBA
Professor of Geography, University of Cambridge
Former ESRC grant holder
For services to Social Science

Professor John Kay, FBA FRSE
Supernumerary fellow in economics at St John's College, University of Oxford
Former director of IFS
For services to Economics

Officers of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Sonia Livingstone
Professor of Social Psychology, London School of Economics
Former ESRC grant holder
For services to Children and Child Internet Safety

Ms Ceridwen Roberts
Senior Research Fellow, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford
Former ESRC grant holder and former ESRC board member
For services to Social Science