Queen’s Birthday Honours for scientists

June 14, 2018

Exceptional work of scientists from GW4 Alliance universities recognised

 

The 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List has recognised scientists from GW4 Alliance universities for their transformative work.

Those being honoured are a professor of midwifery, a pioneer of gold catalysis, an astrophysicist and a clinical scientist.

The four are:

  • Professor Billie Hunter, School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University, CBE for services to midwifery and to midwifery education in the UK and Europe. 
  • Professor Graham Hutchings, Cardiff Catalysis Institute, Cardiff University, CBE for services to chemistry and innovation.
  • Professor Haley Gomez, School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University, MBE for services to astrophysics.
  • Professor Sian Ellard, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and University of Exeter Medical School, OBE for services to patient care.

The honours recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.