Queen’s Birthday Honours for members

18 June 2013

A member of the Institute of Physics’ council and two other fellows have been recognised with OBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Innovation Awards

A member of the Institute of Physics’ (IOP) council and two other IOP fellows have been recognised with OBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Professor James Hough, Chief Executive of the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance, Research Professor in Natural Philosophy at the University of Glasgow and member of the Institute of Physics’ council, has been recognised with an OBE for services to science.

Professor Peter James Dobson, Director of Oxford University's Begbroke

Business and Science Park, for services to science and engineering, and Stephen Myers, Director of Accelerators and Technology at CERN, for services to science and

Technology, also receive OBEs.

Further honours were announced for IOP fellow Professor Neil Alford and IOP member Dr Teresa Anderson.

Professor Alford, Head of the Department of Materials and Vice-Dean (Research) at the Faculty of Engineering, Imperial College London, receives a MBE for services to engineering.

Dr Teresa Anderson, Director of the University of Manchester's Discovery Centre at Jodrell Bank, receives a MBE for services to astrophysics.

Professor Sir Peter Knight, President of IOP, said, “It is encouraging to see influential physicists being recognised in this way and I offer my congratulations to those who have been recognised.”