College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Professor Joanna Wardlaw awarded CBE

Joanna Wardlaw, Professor of Applied Neuroimaging, has been made a CBE for her services to neuroimaging and clinical science.

Professor Joanna Wardlaw

She is among three members of University of Edinburgh who have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.

Professor Wardlaw is the Director of the Brain Research Imaging Centre in the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences at the University and is an honorary consultant neuroradiologist at NHS Lothian.

Her research focuses on trying to prevent, treat and diagnose stroke, and to find out more about the causes of different stroke types. Her work has led to faster scanning of patients when they come to hospital after a TIA or stroke and clot-busting treatments. These studies have changed guidelines for how to treat patients with stroke all over the world.

University of Edinburgh recipients

Meanwhile, Professor Cait MacPhee, Professor of Biological Physics, has been awarded a CBE in recognition of services to women in Physics.

Professor Susan McVie, Professor of Quantitative Criminology, has been made an OBE. Her award is given in recognition of services to social services.

Professor McVie is also the Director of the Applied Quantitative Methods Network and Co-Director of the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime.

Professor Joanna Wardlaw

Find out more about Professor Joanna Wardlaw on the Edinburgh Imaging website.