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 Timothy Besley, CBE

Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science.
Former ESRC grant holder
For services to Economics and Public Policy.

Professor John Curtice, FBA FRSE

Professor of Politics, University of Strathclyde and Senior Research Fellow, NatCen Social Research.
ESRC grant holder
For services to the Social Sciences and Politics.

Professor Bernard Silverman

Lately Chief Scientific Adviser, Home Office.
ESRC grant holder
For public service and services to Science.

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Professor David Nevin Fraser Bell

ESRC grant holder
For services to Economics and Public Policy.

Professor Diane Coyle, OBE

ESRC grant holder
For services to Economics and the Public Understanding of Economics.

Professor Paul Gregg

Professor of Economic and Social Policy, University of Bath.
ESRC grant holder
For services to Children and Social Mobility.

Professor Jane Humphries

Professor of Economic History, University of Oxford.
Former ESRC grant holder
For services to Social Science and Economic History.

Professor Andrew Morris, FRSE

Lately Chief Scientist (Health), Scottish Government and Vice-Principal (Data Science), University of Edinburgh.
Former ESRC grant holder
For services to Science in Scotland.

Professor Ngaire Woods

Dean, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University.
ESRC grant holder
For services to Higher Education and Public Policy.

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Professor Sally-Ann Cooper

Professor of Learning Disabilities, University of Glasgow.
ESRC grant holder
For services to Science and Medicine.

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Ms Madeleine Sumption

Director, Migration Observatory, University of Oxford.
ESRC grant holder and winner of the 2017 Celebrating Impact Prize for Outstanding Impact in Society
For services to Social Science.