Mathematical Sciences celebrated in New Year’s Honours List

17 January 2024

We were delighted to see the contributions of so many members of our community recognised in the 2024 King’s New Year’s Honours List.


Those recognised include:

  • Kenneth Falconer, Regius Professor of Mathematics at the University of St Andrews, appointed CBE for services to mathematics.
  • Roger Heath-Brown, Emeritus Fellow, University of Oxford, appointed OBE for services to mathematics and mathematical research.
  • Colva Roney-Dougal, Professor of Mathematics, University of St Andrews, appointed OBE for services to education and mathematics.
  • Chris Smith, teacher of mathematics at Grange Academy, Kilmarnock, appointed MBE for services to mathematics education and to the community in East Ayrshire.
  • Steven Underwood, lately mathematics teacher at Ryedale School, Beadlam, North Yorkshire, appointed MBE for services to Education.

and

  • Laura Gilbert, Director of Data Science in the Prime Minister’s Office, appointed CBE for services to technology and analysis.
  • Thomas Critchley, Data Scientist, Prime Minister’s Office, appointed OBE for services to evidence-based policy.
  • Tori Olphin, Chief Data Scientist and Head of Research, Thames Valley Police, appointed MBE for services to technology in the public sector.

For a full list see here.

Additionally, Shirley Conran, founder of the Maths Anxiety Trust was awarded a damehood for services to mathematics education in Liz Truss’ Resignation Honours List.