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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Darrin Disley awarded OBE

Congratulations to Dr Darrin M Disley who has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday honours list 2018. The OBE has been awarded to Darrin for his services to business, enterprise and health, recognising his achievement in the advancement of the UK life science industry, and support of student entrepreneurs and their businesses.

Dr Disley is an Enterprise Fellow at this department where he provides invaluable inspiration, guidance and financial support to the research and business students currently studying for the MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise.

Commenting on the OBE, Dr Disley said: "Having received the individual lifetime Queens Award in 2016 for my work promoting enterprise in others I was shocked and humbled to have received the OBE for services to business, enterprise and health. It is a privilege to get up every day and work with so many great scientists, educators, entrepreneurs and students, and to be able to make a difference in the community and country I love."

Cambridge life science evangelist Darrin Disley wins OBE - Business Weekly

People from Cambridgeshire honoured by the Queen - Cambridge News

 

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