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were heaped on University members over the summer, most
notably in the Queen's birthday honours list, where the
Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Alan Wilson, received a
knighthood for services to higher education.
of disability services Judith Russell received an MBE
for services to disabled sport; Colonel Alan Roberts,
University Pro-Chancellor from 1986 to 2000, received
an OBE for services to the community in Leeds; internationally
renowned cancer specialist Professor Peter Selby received
a CBE for services to cancer research and cancer care;
and emeritus professor in dentistry Robin Basker received
an OBE for services to dental education.
government has recognised the high level of expertise
and knowledge at the University, and asked two renowned
academics to sit on high level government bodies. Head
of accounting and finance at LUBS Professor Peter Moizer
will sit on the reporting panel for the Competition Commission,
which replaced the Monopolies and Mergers Commission,
while atmospheric pollution professor Mike Pilling chairs
the new Air Quality Expert Group, advising government
on levels and sources of pollutants.
- Two new Pro-Vice-Chancellors took up their posts in
August. Tissue engineering pioneer Professor John Fisher,
of mechanical engineering, takes over as PVC for research.
Professor Alan Pearman, who holds a chair in management
decision analysis at LUBS, becomes PVC for learning