A number of prominent social scientists and economists have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, published on Saturday. A huge congratulations to them and all those in the wider science and research community.
Those honoured include:
Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour
- Sir John Edward Sulston
For services to Science and Society.
- Professor Vito Antonio Muscatelli
Vice-Chancellor and Principal, University of Glasgow
For services to Economics and Higher Education.
Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
- Professor Jonathan Israel Gershuny
Professor of Economic Sociology and Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield College, University of Oxford
For services to the Social Sciences and Sociology.
- Professor Aisha Kulwant Gill
Professor of Criminology, University of Roehampton. 2015 ESRC Impact Prize winner for Outstanding Impact in Public Policy
For services to Tackling Forced Marriage, Honour Crimes and Violence against Women.
- Professor Erica Victoria Haimes
Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Founding Executive Director, Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre, Newcastle University
For services to Social Science.
- Professor John Halstead Hardman Moore
Professor of Political Economy, University of Edinburgh and Professor of Economic Theory, London School of Economics
For services to Economics.
- Anita Charlesworth
Director of Research and Economics, The Health Foundation
For services to Economics and Health Policy.
- Professor Shamit Saggar
Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of Essex. Director, ESRC South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) Doctoral Training Partnership.
For services to Social Science and Public Policy.
- Professor Melissa Leach
Director, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. 2016 ESRC Impact Prize winner for Outstanding International Impact.
For services to the Social Sciences.