Queen's Birthday Honours list 2010

Five University of Liverpool graduates have been honoured in the 2010 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Sir Maurice Flanagan (BA General Studies 1950, Hon. LLD 2008), Executive Vice-Chairman of the Emirates airline, has received a knighthood for services to British aviation. He has worked in the industry for more than 50 years and was invited by the Dubai government to be the founding Chief Executive of Emirates in 1985, now one of the world’s leading airlines. 

Frank Duckworth (BSc Hons Physics 1961, PhD Metallurgy 1965), a retired statistician, was awarded an MBE for services to the Royal Statistical Society and services to cricket. A Physics graduate, he worked as a mathematical scientist for the nuclear industry and was one of two statisticians responsible for developing the Duckworth-Lewis method of resetting targets in interrupted one-day cricket matches.

Linda De Cossart (MB,ChB 1972, ChM 1983) is a consultant vascular and general surgeon at the Countess of Chester Hospital and was awarded an OBE for services to medicine.

Janet Mary Roe (Cert in Advanced Study in Education 1998) is a police constable in Lancashire and has been awarded an OBE for services to police.

Dr John Stuart Talbot (Postgrad Dip Prescribing Science 1996) is Medical Adviser and Associate Medical Director at the Salford Primary Care Trust and has been awarded an MBE for services to healthcare.

The University will be awarding honorary degrees to nine people as part of this year’s graduation celebrations


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