The Queen’s New Year Honours List acknowledges the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom. This year's list, we're proud to report, recognises the work and services of three members of our BHF Alumni community. This is very welcome, positive news at a trying start to a new year, and we offer our congratulations to them all. Find out more about each of the recipients below, and celebrate what we can achieve as a community.
Professor Anthony Keith Campbell CBE
Tony Campbell is Honorary Professor at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Cardiff University. He is an international authority on intracellular signalling, particularly intracellular calcium, and in chemi- and bio-luminescence, pioneering the use of genetically engineered bioluminescence to measure chemical processes in live cells.
In 1993, Tony and his wife, Dr Stephanie Matthews, founded The Darwin Centre, a charity which aims to engage and enthuse young people, families, and communities in STEM. The Young Darwinian, an international journal for student projects and experiences in all the sciences and natural history, followed in 2017.
Professor Campbell has been awarded an CBE for services to Biochemistry.
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Professor Keith Malcolm Godfrey MBE
Keith Godfrey is Professor of Epidemiology and Human Development at the University of Southampton, and Nutrition Theme Lead at NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre. His research is directed at preventing obesity, cardiovascular and respiratory disease, and type 2 diabetes through new interventions, addressing their origins during early development.
In 2008 Keith founded LifeLab, a unique, state-of-the-art teaching laboratory dedicated to improving adolescent health by giving school students opportunities to learn first-hand the science behind the health messages. BHF funding is helping his team to assess the impact of the project.
Keith has been awarded an MBE for services to medicine during the Covid-19 response; he led in the conception, development and execution of the saliva test programme in Southampton.
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Professor Eleanor Stride OBE
Eleanor Stride is Statutory Professor of Biomaterials at the Departments of Engineering Science and the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences at the University of Oxford, where her research specialises in the fabrication of nano and microscale devices for targeted drug delivery.
Eleanor founded spin-out AtoCap in 2011, which focusses on the treatment of chronic infections.
Named as one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering in 2016, Eleanor has been awarded an OBE for services to Engineering.
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