Lord Briggs of Lewes, MA BSc FBA
Creator (with the late Prime Minister Harold Wilson) of the Open University and former Chancellor of the Open University, President of Social History Society, Ephemera Society, Victorian Society and Vice-President of the Historical Association and former Code-Breaker at Bletchley Heath (The Enigma Code - which historians say saved thousands of lives of Allied Troops and the cessation of fighting in Europe of WW2 by at least two years), Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex, President of the Workers Educational Association, Provost Worcester College Oxford, Chairman of the Appointments Committee of the Press Council, Chairman of the European Institute of Education, Chairman of the Committee on Nursing, Vice-Chairman of the Council of the UN University and Governor of the British Films Institute, UK.
Sir Edmund John Phillip Browne MA(Hons) MS FIMM FinstP FEng
Group Chief Executive of BP Amoco p.l.c., Member of the Main Board of the INTEL Corporation, Chairman of the Advisory Council of Stanford Business School of Business at Stanford University, Director of Redland p.l.c. and former Group Treasurer and Chief Executive of BP Finance International, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the Standard Oil Company and BP America, Chief Executive Officer of the Standard Oil Production Company, Chief Executive of BP Exploration Company Limited and Managing Director of the British Petroleum Company p.l.c.
Dr. Humphrey Gyde
Chairman, Virtual Institute of Health Informatics & the British Medical Informatics Society, Department of Biochemistry, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
Professor John Irving Bell BSc BA(Hons) BM BCh MA DM FRCP FMC(Oxford)
Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital of the University of Oxford, Clinical Fellow in Immunology at Stanford University and former Wellcome Foundation Senior Clinical Fellow, UK.
Dr. David Percival Bethell CBE LLD DLitt Hon.DEd FSAE FCSD RWA ATD
Convenor of the West Midlands Branch of the Conservative Academic Academy Liaison Forum, Chairman of the Frame-Work Knitters Educational Bursary Awards Committee, former Principal of Coventry College of Art, President of the National Society for Art Education, Member of the National Advisory Committee for Art Education, Member of the Joint Summerson Coldstream Committee, Member of the Design Council, Member of the National Advisory Board for Local Authority Higher Education, Member of the OECD Directing Group for Management of Higher Education, Member of the British Council International Co-operation in Higher Education British Council, Chairman of the CNAA Committee for Art and Design(and Research Degrees Sub-Committee), Chairman of the Education and Training Board of the Chartered Society of Designers, Chairman of the Study Team on Delivery of Primary Health Care Services, Chairman of the Committee of Directors of Polytechnics, Vice-Chairman of the Inter-Universities and Polytechnics Council for Higher Education Overseas, Design Consultant for Massey Ferguson, Design Consultant for Van Heusen, Design Consultant for Monotype Corporation, Chairman of the Universities Grants Committee/NAB Town and Country Planning Courses Committee, Chairman of the Hong Kong Planning Committee for Academic Accreditation, Chairman of the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation, Member of the Hong Kong University and Polytechnics Grants Committee, Member of the World Council of the International Society for Education through Art, Member of the Council of Europe, Assessor at the Partnership Trust, Chairman of the Cyril Wood Memorial Trust, Chairman of the Leicester Haymarket Theatre, Adviser to the Hong Kong Government, Director of Leicester Polytechnic (now De Montford University), UK.
Professor Christiaan Neethling Barnard MB ChB MMed MSc PhD MD h.c.Dr.mult. FAAC FACS FACC, World honours.mult.
Professor Emeritus of Surgical Science and Cardiac Research at the University of Cape Town, (Medical Pioneer and performed the first successful heart transplantation operation in the world, and the first double heart transplant operation in the world and Inventor of the Barnard Valve), Senior Consultant and Scientist in Residence at the Oklahoma Heart Centre of the Baptist Medical Centre, recipient of the Dag Hammerskjold International Prize and Peace Prize, Kennedy Foundation Award, Milan International Prize for Science, Fellow of the New York Cardiological Society, Cape Town, South Africa.
Professor James Barber BSc(Hons) MSc PhD h.c.Dr. FIBiol FRSC
(Authority and Significant contributor to the understanding of the Molecular Mechanisms of Photosynthesis), Ernst Chain Professor of Biochemistry and Head of the Department of Biochemistry at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in the University of London, former European Fellow of the Unilever Biochemistry Society at the University of Leiden, Reader in Plant Physiology at Imperial College, Professor in Plant Physiology at Imperial College, Dean of the Royal College of Science and Member of the Academia Europaea, UK.
Prof.Dr. Laing Barden CBE BSc MSc PhD DSc
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Northumbria, Director of the Tyne and Wear Enterprise Trust Limited, Director of Newcastle Initiative, Member of the Council for Industry and Higher Education, former Director of Newcastle Technology Centre Limited, Director of the Microelectronic Applications Research Institute Limited, UK
Dr. David Valentine Atterton CBE MA PhD FEng FIM
Chairman of Guinness Mahon Holdings, Director of the Rank Organisation, Chairman of Peripheral Vision Limited, Director of Associated Engineering p.l.c. and former Managing Director of Foseco Limited and Foseco Minsep Limited, Chairman of Foseco Minsep p.l.c., Deputy Chairman of Associated Engineering p.l.c., Director of Investors in Industry p.l.c., Director of IMI p.l.c., Director of Barclays Bank UK Limited, Director of the Bank of England, Director of Barclays Bank p.l.c., Director of Marks and Spencer p.l.c., Director of Dimex Limited, Chairman of NEDO Iron and Steel Sector Working Party, Member and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the United World College of the Atlantic, Member of the Advisory Council for Applied Research and Development and President of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry, UK
Professor Sir William Ian Axford Kt MSc(Hons) ME.dist. PhD FRS Hon.FRSNJ FAGU ARAS FANAS MIAA, Inst.Memb.mult.
Director of the Max-Plank-Institut fur Aeronomie Katlenburg-Lindau, former Associate Professor of Astronomy at the Cornell University, Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University, Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at the University of California at San Diego, Vice-Chancellor of the Victoria University of Wellington, President of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Vice-President of the Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Honorary Professor of Gottingen University, Chairman of the Board of the New Zealand Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, President of the European Geophysical Society, Member of the Academia Europaea and recipient of the Space Science Award of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, John Adam Fleming Medal of the American Geophysical Union, the Tsiolkovsky Medal of the Kosmonautical Federation of the USSR, Germany and being honoured by his country as the 1995 New Zealander of the Year.
Professor Sydney Brenner CH MB DPhil h.c.Dr.mult. FRS (Royal Medal of the Royal Society - presented by HM The Queen) FRCP Hon.FRSE MAAAS MAPS ANAS Inst.Memb.mult.
Director of Research and President of The Molecular Sciences Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA (substantial contributions to genetics, including the identification of mRNA, the elucidation that the genetic code consists of triplets, and the development of the nematode as a model research organism - developed new ways of analyzing gene sequence which promise to give insight into vertebrate embryonic development), Honorary Professor of Genetic Medicine at Cambridge University Clinical School and former Director of the Unit of Molecular Genetics at the Medical Research Council, UK
Professor Nicholas N. Ambraseys DipEng DIC PhD DSc(Eng) Dr.h.c. FICE FEng
Professor of Engineering Seismology and Senior Research Investigator at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine of the University of London, former Professor of Hydrodynamics at the University of Athens, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois, University Reader in Engineering Seismology at Imperial College, Chairman of the British National Committee for Earthquake Engineering, Director of the International Association for Earthquake Engineering, Vice-President of the European Association for Earthquake Engineering, Member and Vice-Chairman of UNESCO International Advisory Committee of Earthquake Risk, Leader of the UN/UNESCO Earthquake Reconnaissance Missions to Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Romania, Yugoslavia, Italy, Greece, Algeria, Nicaragua and East and Central Africa, Chairman of the International Commission for Earthquake Protection of Historical Monuments, Royal Society Representative to the British National Committee for Geodesy and Geophysics, Consultant to Binnie and Partners and UN/UNESCO Honorary Fellow International Association for Earthquake Engineering and recipient of the Decennial Award of the European Association for Earthquake Engineering and the Busk Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, London, UK.
Prof.Dr. PRF Bell MB ChB(Hons) MD FRCS FRCSGlas
Head and Professor of the Department of Surgery at the University of Leicester, Member of the Council of the Royal College of Surgery, former Consultant Surgeon and Senior Lecturer at the Western Infirmary Glasgow and President of the Surgical Research Society, UK.
Albert Dempster Brownlie MCom
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Canterbury, New Zealand and former Economist at the New Zealand Treasury, Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Auckland, Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Canterbury, Chairman of the Monetary and Economic Council, Chairman of the Australia-New Zealand Foundation, Chairman of the University Grants Committee to Review New Zealand University Education, Chairman of New Zealand’s Vice-Chancellor Committee, Member of the Commonwealth Experts Group on the New International Economics Order, Member of the Commonwealth Experts Group on Economic Growth, Member of the Wage Hearing Tribunal and recipient of the Silver Jubilee Medal, New Zealand John Alfred Barnes CBE MA BSc MEd FITD FRSA Hon.FIID FCollP Hon.FCGI, Member of Buckingshire County Council, former Director-General of the City and Guilds of London Institute, Chief Education Officer of the City of Salford, Member and Chairman of the Council of the Association of Colleges of Further and Higher Education, Chairman of the Northern Examining Board, Chairman of the Associated Lancashire Schools Examining Board, Member of the Associated Examining Board of National Examinations Board for Supervisory Studies, Member of the Further Educational Unit Management Board, Member of the YTS Certification Board, Member of mult.Committees of the Manpower Services Commission, Member of the Review of the Vocational Qualificational Qualifications Working Group, Member of the Task Group on Assessment and Training, Executive Member and Chairman of the Standing Conference on School Science and Technology, Member of the National Executive Committee of Education Officers, Secretary of the Association of Education Officers, Treasurer of the National Foundation for Educational Research, President of the Educational Development Association, Secretary of UK Skills, Member of Council of the City Technology College Trust, Director of Education at Wakefield City Council, President of the Educational Development Association, Chairman of Sir Isaac Pitman Limited and Governor of Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine of the University of London, UK.
Professor William John Bray CBE DIC MSc(Eng) h.c.Dr FEng FCGI FIEE
Former Director of Research at the Post Office (Now British Telecom p.l.c.), Consultant to the UK Council for Educational Technology, Staff Engineer at the Post Office, Visiting Professor at University College London, External Examiner for the MSc in Communications at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine of the University of London, Participant in work of the International Radio Consultative Committee of the International Telecommunication Union and European Postal and Telecommunications Conferences and recipient of the Thomson Medal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, UK Professor Ronald Jarman Bridle BSc FEng FICE FIHT FRSA, Inventor and Consultant at the Cardiff University Industry Centre, former Executive Engineer for the Gold Coast Government, Senior Engineer at Cwmbran Development Corporation, Principal Designer at Cardiff City, Project Engineer for the M1 Sheffield-Leeds Motorway, Deputy County Surveyor of Cheshire, Director of the Midlands Road Construction Unit at the Department of the Environment (DOE), Deputy Chief Highways Engineer at the DOE, Under-Secretary Highways 1 at the DOE, Chief Highways Engineer at the DOE, Chief Highways Engineer at the Department of Transport(DOT), Controller of Research and Development at the DOT, Director of Transport and the Road Research Laboratory, Director of Technology and Developments at Mitchell Cotts p.l.c., Chairman of Permanent Formwork Limited, Council Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Member of the Economic Development Committee for Civil Engineering, Member of the Board at the British Standards Institute(BSI) Director of Technology and Development at the Transport and Road Research Laboratory and Chairman of the Building and Civil Engineering Council(BSI), President of the Institution of Highways Engineers, UK.
Dr. Ralph Benjamin CB DSc PhD BSc FCGI FEng FIEE FRSA
Visiting Professor at University College and Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of London, Visiting Professor at the University of Bristol, former Senior Scientific Officer/Principal Scientific Officer/Senior Principal Scientific Officer(Special Merit) at the Royal Navy, Deputy Chief Scientific Officer(Special Merit)/Head of Research and Deputy Chief Scientist at the Admiralty Surface Weapons Establishment, Director and Chief Scientist at the Admiralty Underwater Weapons Establishment, Director of Underwater Weapons Research and Development at the Royal Navy, Chief Scientist at the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), Head of Communications Techniques at the Supreme Headquarters of Allied Powers in Europe(SHAPE) Technical Centre at The Hague, Honorary Consultant at the University of Illinois, Honorary Consultant at the US Office of Naval Research, Institution of Electrical Engineer Marconi Premium, Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers Heinrich Hetz Premium, Chairman of the Bristol Area Branch of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, Council Member of the British Acoustical Society and Visiting Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Surrey, UK.
Professor Janos Miklos Beer Dipl-Ing DSc(Tech) PhD FEng FASME
Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Fuel Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT), Member of the Advisory Committee of the Italian National Research Council, Editor of Fuel and Energy Science Monograph Series and former Research Officer and Head of the Combustion Department at the Heat Research Institute Budapest, Principal Lecturer at the University of Budapest, Head of the Research Station of the International Flame Research Foundation, Professor in the Department of Fuel Science at the Pennsylvania State University, Newton Drew Professor and Head of the Chemical Engineering and Fuel Technology at the University of Sheffield, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sheffield, Programme Director for Combustion at the MIT Energy Laboratory, Honorary Superintendent of Research at the International Flame Research Foundation, Member of the Advisory Council on Research and Development for Fuel and Power at the Department of Trade and Industry(DTI), Member of the Advisory Board for Safety in Mines Research at the Department of Energy, Member of the Clean Air Council of the Department of the Environment(DOE), Board of Directors of The Combustion Institute Pittsburgh, General Superintendent of the Research International Flame Research Foundation, Chairman of the Clean Coal Utilisation Project of the US National Academy of Sciences(NAS) and recipient of the Moody Award, Percy Nicholls Award, Honorary Membership of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Hungarian Academy of Engineering, Foreign Member of the Finnish Academy of Technology, Melchett Medal from the Institute of Energy, Coal Science Gold Medal of the British Coal Utilization Research Association, Alfred Edgerton Gold Medal of the Combustion Institute, USA.
Dr. John Berry CBE BA MA(Cantab) PhD DL h.c.Dr.mult. FRSE
Consultant on Water Impoundment Biology, former Research Officer and Director of the Biological Research Station at University College of the University of Southampton, Press Censor for Scotland, Biologist and Information’s Officer for the North of Scotland Hydro Electric oard, Consultant Ecologist for the Scottish Landowners Federation, Chairman of the Interdepartmental Salmon Research Group(UK and Ireland), Director of the British Pavilion at EXPO 70, Member of the Scottish Marine Biology Association, Royal Society of Edinburgh Representative, Member of the Commission on Ecology of the International Union for Conservation of Natural Resources, UK Representative of the Executive Board of the International Wildfowl Research Bureau, Director of Nature Conservation in Scotland, Vice-President of the Wildfowl Trust, Member of Court at Dundee University, President of the Commission on Ecology and Vice-President of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Scotland, UK.
Captain Eric Melrose Brown CBE OBE DSC AFC MA FRAeS Hon.FEng(Pakistan) RN
Vice-President of the European Helicopter Association, Vice-President of the British Helicopter Advisory Board, former President of the Royal Aeronautical Society(RAeS), Chief Executive of the European Helicopter Association, Chief Naval Test Pilot, Resident British Test Pilot at the US Navy Air Test Centre, Commanding Officer N0.804 Squadron, Commander (Air) at the Royal Navy Air Station Brawdy, Head of the British Naval Air Mission to Germany, Deputy Director(Air) Gunnery Division at the Admiralty, Deputy Director of Naval Air Warfare and Adviser on Aircraft Accidents at the Admiralty, Naval Attaché at Bonn, Commanding Officer of the Royal Navy Air Station Lossiemouth, Chief Executive of the British Helicopter Advisory Board, Chairman of the Royal Aeronautical Society Rotorcraft Section, Chairman of the British Aviation Bicentenary Executive Committee and recipient of the Boyd Trophy, Honorary Fellow of the Society of Experimental Test Plots, Liveryman of the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators, British Silver Medal for Practical Achievement in Aeronautics, Anglo-French Breguet Trophy and the Bronze Medal of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale, UK.
Professor John Allan Dalrymple Anderson MA(Oxon) MD DPH TD DL FRCP FRCGP FFPHM FFOM
Professor Emeritus of the University of London, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Public Health and Occupational Medicine of the University of the United Arab Emirates, Honorary Civilian Consultant to the Army in Public Health Medicine, Elder of the Church of Scotland, former Professor of Community Medicine at the University of London at the United Medical and Dental Schools(Guy's Campus), Director of the Industrial Survey Unit at the University of Edinburgh, Senior Lecturer in Social Medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Director of the Department of Community Medicine at Guy's Hospital Medical School, Honorary Consultant at Guy's Hospital, Director of the Occupational Health Service at Lewisham and North Southwark Health Authority, Academic Registrar of the Faculty of Community Medicine and the Royal College of Physicians, Officer Commanding the London Scottish Company of the 1/51 Highland Volunteers of the Territorial Army(TA), Commanding Officer of the 221 Fed. Ambulance Corps of the TA, Colonel of the TA at the Headquarters of the London District, Regimental Colonel of the London Scottish Regiment, Area Surgeon of the St. John's Ambulance Brigade(SW London) and Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London, UK.
Dr. John Berry CBE BA MA(Cantab.) PhD DL h.c.Dr.mult. FRSE
Consultant on Water Impoundment Biology, former Research Officer and Director of the Biological Research Station at University College of the University of Southampton, Press Censor for Scotland, Biologist and Information’s Officer for the North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board, Consultant Ecologist for the Scottish Landowners Federation, Chairman of the Interdepartmental Salmon Research Group(UK and Ireland), Director of the British Pavilion at EXPO 70, Member of the Scottish Marine Biology Association, Royal Society of Edinburgh Representative, Member of the Commission on Ecology of the International Union for Conservation of Natural Resources, UK Representative of the Executive Board of the International Wildfowl Research Bureau, Director of Nature Conservation in Scotland, Vice-President of the Wildfowl Trust, Member of Court at Dundee University, President of the Commission on Ecology and Vice-President of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Scotland, UK.
Professor Grigory Isaakovich Barenblatt, MSc MA(Cantab.) PhD ScD h.c.Dr. FANAS FANAE FMAAAS
Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, G.I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics Emeritus at the University of Cambridge, Member of the Academia Europaea, Laureate-Modesto Panetti Medal and Prize, Laureate-G.I. Taylor Medal and Prize and former Research Scientist at the Institute of Petroleum of the USSR Academy of Sciences Moscow, Professor and Head of Department of Mechanics and Solids at the Institute of Mechanics of the Moscow University, Head of the Theoretical Department of the Institute of Oceanology at the USSR Academy of Sciences Moscow, USA.
Professor Fred Brown FRS BSc MSc PhD h.c.Dr.
Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Yale University, Professorial Fellow of Queen’s University Belfast, Scientific Secretary of the International Association of Biological Standardisation and former Senior Scientific Officer at Hannah Dairy Research Institute, Senior Research Officer at the Christie Hospital, Senior Research Officer at the Radium Institute, Head and Deputy Director of the Biochemistry Department at the Animal Virus Research Institute, Head of Virology Division at the Wellcome Research Laboratories and Professor of Microbiology at the University of Surrey, USA.
Professor Benjamin Arthur de Burgh Bradley MB ChB MSc PhD h.c.MA(Cantab.) FRCPath
Head of Division of Transplantation Sciences at the University of Bristol, Member of the Scientific Policy Advisory Committee of the National Institute for Biological Standards, Board Member of the Jenner Educational Trust, Member of the Scientific Committee of the Foundation for Nephrology, Medical Director of the British Bone Marrow Donor Appeal, Chairman of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Immunogenetics and former MRC Research Fellow in the Department of Surgery and Experimental Pathology at the University of Birmingham, Assistant Director of Research in the Department of Surgery at the University of Cambridge, Associate Professor in the Department of Immunhaematology at the University of Leiden and Director of the UK Transplantation Service, UK.