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2017 Birthday Honours
The 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours are appointments by some of the 16 Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries. The Birthday Honours are awarded as part of the Queen's Official Birthday celebrations during the month of June. The Queen's Birthday Honours for the United Kingdom were announced on 16 June;[1][2] the honours for New Zealand were announced on 5 June[3] and for Australia on 12 June.[4] The recipients of honours are displayed as they were styled before their new honour. They are arranged by the country (in order of precedence) whose ministers advised the Queen on the appointments, then by honour with grades, i.e. Knight/Dame Grand Cross, Knight/Dame Commander etc., and then by divisions, i.e
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Commonwealth Realm
A Commonwealth realm
Commonwealth realm
is a sovereign state that is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
and shares t
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Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
(Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926)[a] is Queen of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and the other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was born in London as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI
George VI
and Queen Elizabeth, and she was educated privately at home. Her father acceded to the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII
King Edward VIII
in 1936, from which time she was the heir presumptive. She began to undertake public duties during the Second World War, serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service
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National Assembly For Wales
The National Assembly for Wales
Wales
(Welsh: Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru; commonly known as the Welsh Assembly) is a devolved parliament with power to make legislation in Wales. The Assembly comprises 60 members, who are known as Assembly Members, or AMs (Aelodau y Cynulliad). Since 2011, Members are elected for five-year terms under an additional members system, in which 40 AMs represent geographical constituencies elected by the plurality system, and 20 AMs represent five electoral regions using the d'Hondt method of proportional representation. The Assembly was created by the Government of Wales
Wales
Act 1998, which followed a referendum in 1997. The Assembly had no powers to initiate primary legislation until limited law-making powers were gained through the Government of Wales
Wales
Act 2006
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University College London History
University College London (UCL) was founded on 11 February 1826,[1] under the name London University, as a secular alternative to the strictly religious universities of Oxford and Cambridge. It was founded with the intention from the beginning of it being a university, not a college or institute. However its founders encountered strong opposition from the Church of England, the existing universities and the medical schools which prevented them from securing the Royal Charter under the title of "university" that would grant "London University" official recognition and allow it to award degrees
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Alimuddin Zumla
Sir Alimuddin Zumla MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, FRSB (born 15 May 1955) is a British Zambian professor of infectious diseases and international health at University College London Medical School
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Mir Saeed Zahedi
Sir Mir Saeed Zahedi, OBE FREng RDI FIMechE PhD (born 23 May 1957) is a British-Iranian biomedical engineer and innovator who is currently the Technical Director at Chas A Blatchford & Sons. He was named Royal Designer for Industry in 2014[1] and knighted "for services to Engineering and Innovation" in 2017[2][3]. He is one of the leading designers of prosthetics, best known for his work in the development of the world's first fully integrated, microprocessor controlled, lower limb system, Linx.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Working life 3 Honours and awards 4 Personal life 5 ReferencesEarly life and education[edit] Zahedi was born in Tehran, Iran in 1957 and moved to the UK as a teenager to attend the London Academy
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Iceland (supermarket)
Iceland
Iceland
(/ˈaɪslənd/ ( listen); Icelandic: Ísland, pronounced [ˈistlant])[7] is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of 348,580 and an area of 103,000 km2 (40,000 sq mi), making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.[8] The capital and largest city is Reykjavík. Reykjavík
Reykjavík
and the surrounding areas in the southwest of the country are home to over two-thirds of the population. Iceland
Iceland
is volcanically and geologically active. The interior consists of a plateau characterised by sand and lava fields, mountains, and glaciers, while many glacial rivers flow to the sea through the lowlands. Iceland
Iceland
is warmed by the Gulf Stream
Gulf Stream
and has a temperate climate, despite a high latitude just outside the Arctic
Arctic
Circle
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Malcolm Conrad Walker
Sir Malcolm Conrad Walker (CBE) (born February 1946) is the founder, chairman and chief executive of Iceland Foods Ltd.[2][3][4] He was made a knight bachelor in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to retailing, entrepreneurship and charity.[citation needed] In May 2017, he gave £50,000 to the Conservative Party.[5] References[edit]^ "Sunday Times Rich List". Sunday Times (Magazine, page 65). 7 May 2017.  ^ "Iceland founder Malcolm Walker: 'Why should I say sorry for my riches?'". Telegraph. Retrieved 2017-06-25.  ^ "Iceland - Malcolm Walker's biography". About.iceland.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-06-25.  ^ Sarah Ryle. "Mammon: Malcolm Walker Business". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-06-25.  ^ Cahill, Helen (18 May 2017). "Party donors: Here are the big names bank-rolling the Conservative campaign". cityam.com
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King's College London
King's College London
London
(informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London
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Graham Thornicroft
Sir Graham Thornicroft MBBS MA MSc PhD FRCPsych FMedSci is a British psychiatrist, researcher and professor of community psychiatry at King's College London[1] best known for his work on global mental health and stigma and discrimination against people with mental illness
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University Of Glasgow
Dentistry                   Divinity                             Engineering                             Law                   Medicine                         Nursing                   Science                             Social Sciences                       Veterinary Medicine                   Affiliations Russell Group
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Westfield Corporation
1960; 58 years ago (1960) (Westfield Development Corporation lists on the Sydney
Sydney
Stock Exchange) 2014; 4 years ago (2014) (as Westfield Corporation)FounderFrank Lowy John SaundersHeadquarters Level 29, 85 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, AustraliaArea servedUnited States United KingdomKey people
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Charities Aid Foundation
The Charities Aid Foundation
Charities Aid Foundation
(CAF) is a registered UK charity.[2] CAF provides services and assistance to UK and international charities and their donors, and promotes general donation to charities.[3] Its head office is located in the Kings Hill business park, West Malling, Kent with a second office in London on St Bride Street, EC4A 4AD.Contents1 History 2 Activities2.1 Services to charities 2.2 Services to businesses 2.3 Services to individual donors3 World Giving Index 4 Giving Tuesday 5 Awards & Accreditation 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] In 1924 the National Council of Social Service set up a Charities Department to encourage efficient giving to charity. This department was later renamed the Charities Aid Fund while the National Council of Social Service became the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)
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Simon Lovestone
Sir Simon Lovestone (born February 1961) is professor of translational neuroscience at the University of Oxford. He is a specialist in neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease.[1][2] He was made a knight bachelor in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to neuroscience research. References[edit]^ "Simon Lovestone — Department of Psychiatry". Psych.ox.ac.uk. 2004-11-02. Retrieved 2017-06-25.  ^ "Professor Sir Simon Lovestone People Oxford Martin School". Oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk. Retrieved 2017-06-25. This British biographical article is a stub
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University Of Oxford
Coordinates: 51°45′40″N 1°15′12″W / 51.7611°N 1.2534°W / 51.7611; -1.2534University of OxfordCoat of armsLatin: Universitas OxoniensisMotto Dominus Illuminatio Mea (Latin)Motto in English"The Lord is my Light"Established c. 1096; 922 years ago (1096)[1]Endowment £5.069 billion (inc
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