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Staff recognised in Queen’s birthday honours

Four current or former members of University staff have been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours list.

Dr Alison Elliott, latterly the Associate Director of Centre for Theology and Public Issues, has been made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).

Her honour is given for public service. Dr Elliot had previously received the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

Protecting children

Professor Carole Hillenbrand OBE, Emerita Professor of Islamic History, has received a CBE for services to the understanding of her subject area.

Also made a CBE is Dr Ethel Quayle, Reader in Clinical Psychology.  Dr Quayle has been recognised for her services to the online welfare of children and young people.

She is also the director of research for the Combatting Paedophile Information Networks in Europe (Copine).

Supporting research

Professor Andrew Calder, retired Professor in Centre for Reproductive Health, has been made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE). The award is for services to obstetrics and gynaecology.

Professor Calder is also the chair of Tenovus Scotland, a charity that raises funds to support young and early stage researchers working in medical science.

Carbon capture

Andy Chadwick, Honorary Professor in the College of Science & Engineering, has been awarded an MBE for services to the science of carbon capture and sequestration.

Professor Chadwick is an Individual Merit Research Scientist with the British Geologocal Society.  

The awards have been given as part of celebrations marking HRH the Queen's 92nd birthday.