U21 Members receive 13 awards in New Year Honours and Order of Canada Lists

18 January 2016
Five U21 members have claimed 13 awards in the Queen’s New Year Honours and Order of Canada Awards.

Five Universitas 21 memebers from Great Britain and Canada have received awards in the 2016 New Years Honours list and Order of Canada awards.

Four British U21 members have claimed 9 awards in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, including 4 Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) awards in recognition of outstanding service to higher education and research as well as professional services.

Academics and professional support staff from both the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh claimed three awards each, with the University of Birmingham picking up two awards and the University of Nottingham being awarded one.

Meanwhile, four UBC professors have been named as members of the Order of Canada, one of the highest honours a Canadian can receive in recognition of outstanding services to Canada.

Please see the below for the full list of awards:


Queen's New Year Honours List:


Prof Charles Frank Craddock. Professor of haemato-oncology, University of Birmingham and consultant haematologist, Queen Elizabeth hospital, Birmingham. For services to medicine and medical Research.

Prof Cait MacPhee. Professor of biological physics, University of Edinburgh. For services to women in physics.

Prof Peter Gordon Morris. Professor of physics and head of Magnetic Resonance Centre, University of Nottingham. For services to science and medicine.

Prof Joanna Marguerite Wardlaw, FRSE. Professor of applied neuroimaging and honorary consultant neuroradiologist, University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian. For services to neuroimaging and clinical Science.



Dr Christine Alexandra Goodall. Senior clinical lecturer, University of Glasgow and Co-founder, Medics Against Violence. For services to violence prevention and support.

Prof Susan McVie, FRSE. Professor of quantitative criminology, University of Edinburgh and director, Applied Quantitative Methods Network in Scotland. For services to social sciences.

Carolyn Mary Elizabeth Pike. Director of legal services, University of Birmingham. For services to higher education and legal services.

Prof Kathleen Elizabeth Tanner. Professor of biomedical materials, University of Glasgow. For services to biomedical engineering.



Prof Robert Carachi. Formerly professor of surgical paediatrics, University of Glasgow. For services to medicine.



Order of Canada:

Professor Wade Davis, Professor of anthropology, University of British Columbia. For his work to promote the conservation of the natural world.

Professor Nassif Ghoussoub, Professor of Mathematics, University of British Columbia. For services to Science, education and mathematics.

Professor Joseph Boyden, Professor of Creative Writing, University of British Columbia. For services to literature and creative writing.

Professor Olav Slaymaker, Professor Emeritus of Geography, University of British Columbia. For services to geology.


Many congratulations go to all U21 members and award recipients so far in 2016!