News archive 2007
Alumni honoured in New Year list16 Jan 2007, PR 04/07
A number of King's alumni have been honoured in the Queen's New Year's list.
Sir Howard Dalton FRS, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, a former member of King's staff and Microbiology alumnus.
Sir Malcolm Green, former Vice-Principal, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College and head of the National Heart and Lung Institute. Sir Malcolm is a St Thomas' Medicine alumnus. For services to medicine.
The late Colin Cramphorn QPM DL AKC, Former Chief Constable, West Yorkshire Police. The award is to be dated 28 November 2006. Colin Cramphorn studied Law at King's. For services to the police.
Malcolm Tanner, Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics, Sheffield Children's Hospital. Professor Tanner studied Pharmacology and Medicine at King's. For services to medicine.
Professor Harry Lee, Head of the Gulf Veterans Medical Assessment Programme. Physiology alumnus.
Susan Digby, Founder and Principal of the Voices Foundation. Department of Music alumna. For services to music and education.
Charles Dhanowa, Registrar, Competition Appeal Tribunal. Charles Dhanowa studied European Community Competition Law at King's. For services to competition law.
Dr Kimmy Eldridge, Deputy Head of Department of Health & Human Sciences, University of Essex and King's nursing alumna. For services to healthcare.
Dr Carol Gibbens, Dorset Community Trust, studied Medicine at King's. For services to the community in Dorset.
Dr William Jones MBE, Guy's Medicine alumnus. For services to the community in Sawston, Cambridge.
Notes to editors
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King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, international relations, medicine, nursing and the sciences, and has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA. It is the largest centre for the education of healthcare professionals in Europe and is home to four Medical Research Council Centres, more than any other university.
King's is in the top group of UK universities for research earnings, with income from grants and contracts of more than £100 million, and has an annual turnover of more than £363 million.
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