Peter Donnelly, Professor of Statistical Science in the Wellcome Centre Trust for Human Genetics (WCTHG) at Oxford and Chief Executive Officer of Genomics plc, a University spin-out, is knighted for services to the understanding of human genetics in disease.
Richard Ovenden, Bodley's Librarian, is appointed OBE for services to libraries and archives.
Rana Mitter, Professor of History and Politics of Modern China, and Director of the University of Oxford China Centre, is appointed OBE for services to education.
Professor Malcolm Airs, former director of Kellogg College, Oxford, is appointed OBE for services to the historic environment, conservation and education.
Professor Richard Carwardine, Emeritus Rhodes Professor of American History at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, is appointed Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George.
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