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October 15, 2020 Thursday 01:12:32 PM IST

King's Principal receives Knighthood

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Professor Edward Byrne, President & Principal of King’s College London has been awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Originally trained as a neuroscientist, Professor Byrne’s research contributions have been in the field of mitochondrial medicine and neuromuscular disorders. Professor Byrne was admitted as an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2006 and a Companion of the Order of Australia, Australia’s highest honour, in 2014.

Professor Byrne became President & Principal of King’s in August 2014. At King’s he has established a new university mission and Vision for 2029, significantly increased the range of degrees and programmes available to students as well as founded the King’s Business School and redeveloped the School of Engineering within the Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences. It is under Professor Byrne’s stewardship that King’s acquired Bush House as a building for the university’s Strand campus. Through his work and links in industry and business, King’s now has grown its global links as well as partnerships within London.

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