Queen’s Birthday Honours for members of our Institute

Issued: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:29:00 BST

Professor Sarah Cleaveland from the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Glasgow was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, for services to Veterinary Epidemiology.

She said, “I was thrilled, and extremely surprised when I first received the news and I was delighted to accept the honour. It is a tribute to the team of people who work with me across many areas at the University of Glasgow.”

Professor Julie Fitzpatrick, Director of the Moredun Research Institute based near Penicuik in Midlothian and Professor of Food Security at the University of Glasgow,  received an OBE for services to Animal Health and Science. Professor Fitzpatrick said: “ I am absolutely delighted to receive the honour of an OBE. My contribution to health of livestock species is based on collaborative work over a number of decades with many scientific colleagues at the University of Glasgow and at the Moredun Research Institute. It is great to have this area of research recognised through this award".