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Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018: Knighthood for Professor Chris Husbands

Commenting on the announcement that Professor Chris Husbands has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018 for his services to higher education, Liz Bromley, Acting CEO of University Alliance, said:

“This is a much-deserved knighthood for Chris, who has been a driving force in improving teaching standards and transforming students’ lives throughout his career. Alongside his pioneering leadership role as Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University – one of the UK’s largest universities and currently a member of University Alliance – Chris has continued to advance the quality of teaching throughout the sector as the inaugural chair of the Teaching Excellence Framework.

“This honour is a compelling recognition of the enormous contribution he has made and I am delighted to congratulate him on behalf of University Alliance.”

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The full Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018 can be found here