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Congratulations to the members of the University community recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Anne Richards, formerly Vice-Convener of the University Court (2014-2020), has been appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in recognition of her services to financial services, to women, to education and to science. She is currently Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity International.

Professor Evelyn Telfer has been appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in recognition of her work in female reproductive biology.

Professor Linda Bauld, the Bruce and John Usher Professor of Public Health has been appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in recognition of her contribution to guiding the public health response to, and public understanding of, Covid-19.

Mhairi Collie, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Edinburgh’s Western General Hospital, has been appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in recognition of her services to surgery in relation to child birth injury in Sub-Saharan Africa.