Cambridge scientists among those honoured by Queen

Sir John Sulston is made a Companion of Honour for his work on the human genome Credit: PA images

The Nobel prize winning biologist Sir John Sulston is among those from Cambridgeshire recognised by the Queen in her birthday honours.

Sir John, who was born in Cambridge, was jointly awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his work on the human genome.

He joins academics and people from the community in Cambridgeshire recognised in the honours.


Companion of Honour

Sir John Edward SULSTON, FRS For services to Science and Society. (Stapleford, Cambridgeshire)


Professor Theresa Mary MARTEAU Honorary Professor and Director, Behaviour and Health Research Unit, University of Cambridge. For services to Public Health. (Cambridgeshire)


Professor Serena Michelle BEST, FREng Professor of Materials Science, University of (Mrs Jaunzens) Cambridge. For services to Biomaterials Engineering. (Royston, Hertfordshire)

Professor Carol Elspeth Goodeve BRAYNE Professor of Public Health Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge. For services to Public Health Medicine. (Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire)

Dr Andrew Charles HARTER, FREng Founder and CEO, RealVNC Ltd. For services to Engineering. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

Dr Anthony JUNIPER Fellow, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. For services to Conservation. (Cambridgeshire)

Professor Alexandra Marie WALSHAM, FBA Professor of Modern History, University of Cambridge. For services to History. (Cambridgeshire)


Antony David ROSS Director, Bridges Fund Management Limited. For services to Social Enterprise and Investment. (Cambridgeshire)


Miss Patricia CARRINGTON Principal and Head of Service, City College Peterborough. For services to Further Education and to the community in Peterborough. (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)

Christopher John COLLIER Business Board Chair, NSPCC Peterborough. For services to Children and Young People. (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)

Janet, Mrs DULLAGHAN Head of Commissioning for Children’s Health and Wellbeing, Peterborough Borough Council and Founder, Dreamdrops. For services to Children’s Wellbeing. (Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire)

Andrews Dennis WEBB School Secretary, London School of Economics. For services to Higher Education and to the community in East Anglia. (Cambridgeshire)


Felicity Alice, Mrs BAILEY Teaching Assistant, Sir Harry Smith Community College, Peterborough. For services to Education. (Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire)