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Queen's birthday list honours key figures in UK Covid vaccine drive

6 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Taskforce chief Kate Bingham gets damehood and Oxford research leaders also rewarded Key figures in the battle against Covid-19 and Britain's vaccine success have been rewarded in the Queen's birthday honours list, with vaccines taskforce chair Kate Bingham getting a damehood. Honours are also bestowed on two leaders of the research teams at the Oxford Vaccine Centre who developed and manufactured a vaccine backed by the pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca. Prof Sarah Gilbert, Saïd professor of vaccinology at the Jenner Institute, becomes a dame while Prof Andrew Pollard, professor of...
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Queen's birthday honours: UK vaccine chief given damehood, as list celebrates jab pioneers

6 days ago   |   By The Independent

Host of awards go to experts who transformed Britain's response to Covid crisis
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Scientists who created Covid vaccine celebrated in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Scientists who created Covid vaccine celebrated in Queen's Birthday Honours List

6 days ago   |   By Metro

This year's list celebrated, scientists, community workers, activists, athletes, performers and more
The Queen's Birthday Honours list has celebrated several scientists who helped create and deliver the coronavirus vaccine.
Every June, the Queen honours people who have ‘made achievements in public life' and ‘committed themselves to serving and helping Britain'. After more than a year of getting through the pandemic, the UK has shown that it is more of these people than ever.
Professor Sarah Gilbert, who led Oxford University's team to developing the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, will be...
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