New Year Honours 2012

A number of prominent social scientists and ESRC grant holders have been honoured in the New Year Honours list.

Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire

  • Professor Glynis Marie Breakwell, DL Vice-Chancellor, University of Bath; Chair of the ESRC Research Committee and Council member
    For services to Higher Education

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire

  • Professor Karin Barber, Professor of African Cultural Anthropology, University of Birmingham; ESRC grant holder
    For services to African Studies
  • Professor Eileen Munro, Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics; ESRC seminar participant
    For services to Children and Families
  • Professor Judith Petts, Dean of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Southampton; ESRC grant holder
    For services to Scientific Research

Officers of the Order of the British Empire

  • Professor Dianne Berry, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Reading; former member of the ESRC Research and Evaluation Committee and ESRC grant holder
    For services to Scientific Research
  • Professor Ella Ritchie, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Newcastle University; former member of the ESRC Training Board and ESRC grant holder
    For services to Higher Education
  • Professor Peter Jennings Buckley, Professor of International Business, University of Leeds; ESRC grant holder
    For services to Higher Education, International Business and Research
  • Professor Jean Golding, Emeritus Professor of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol; founder of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)
    For services to Medical Science

Members of the Order of the British Empire

  • Professor Rhona Susan Johnston, Professor of Psychology, University of Hull; ESRC grant holder
    For services to Education
  • Professor Robert Walker, Professor of Social Policy, University of Oxford; ESRC grant holder
    For services to Social Policy Research