The UK Government announced that two IMS Fellows, Peter Donnelly and Sylvia Richardson, have been included in the The Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Peter Donnelly, Chief Executive of Genomics plc, and Professor of Statistical Science at the University of Oxford, received a knighthood (making him Professor Sir Peter Donnelly FRS), for services to the understanding of human genetics in disease.

Professor Sylvia Richardson is Director of the Medical Research Council Biostatistics Unit at the University of Cambridge. She received the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) award, for her services to medical statistics.