Honorary Fellows - 2001
Mr Keith Baggs
Keith Baggs is Director of Education and Training at Basildon and Thurrock General Hospitals NHS Trust. He has been associated with the undergraduate Physiotherapy course at Brunel for many years and has always offered support to members of the Physiotherapy team in the Department of Health and Social Care. It is for this service that he has been awarded a Fellowship.
Mrs Margaret Baguley
Margaret Baguley was appointed to a part-time secretarial post at Brunel in 1974. She transferred to the then Department of Mathematical Studies in 1975, became Secretary to the Vice-Principal and finally Personal Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor, a post which she held from 1981 until her retirement in 1997. She has been University, she has been awarded a Fellowship. awarded a Fellowship for her commitment and services to the University.
Mr James Biddle
James Biddle, or Jim as he is usually known, joined the lecturing staff at Borough Road College (one of the constituent colleges of the West London Institute) in 1957. He was Head of the Department of Physical Education from 1974 until his retirement in 1982. For his services to Physical Education at Borough Road College and the West London Institute, he has been awarded a Fellowship.
Mr Ken Childerhouse
Ken Childerhouse joined Chiswick Polytechnic (one of the constituent colleges of the West London Institute) as a Lecturer in 1966. He retired from his post in the School of Business and Management at the University last year, after more than 40 years' service in higher education. He has been awarded a Fellowship for his services to the former West London Institute and the University.
Mrs Sheila Claydon
Sheila Claydon was appointed to a part-time secretarial post at the University in 1976. She transferred to the Secretary General and Registrar's office in 1983 and worked with him as Assistant Registrar until her retirement in 1998. For her commitment and services to the University she has been awarded a fellowship.
Mr William Cole
William "Bill" Cole held senior management posts in government and industry specialising in quality management in manufacturing. He was the principal initiator, in the 1980s, of the Brunel Centre for Manufacturing Metrology. He is a Member of the University Court. For his services to Metrology in the Department of Systems Engineering, Bill Cole has been awarded a Fellowship.
Dr Bernard Down
Bernard Down joined Shoreditch College of Education in 1966 and was Deputy Head of Department when the College merged with Brunel in 1980. He held several key positions in the Department of Education at Runnymede until his retirement from Brunel in 1996. For his services to Education at the University, Bernard Down has been awarded a Fellowship.
Mr Michael Elliott
Michael Elliott, by profession an industrial scientist, served for many years as a Local Government councillor. He was MEP for the London West Constituency for 15 years until 1999 and has been a member of the University Court since 1997. He has been awarded a Fellowship for service to the University.
Mr Alan Hersh
Alan Hersh joined Brunel in 1967 as a Lecturer in French. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer, Head of the Division of Languages and then Director of the Language Centre until he retired from full-time employment at the University in 1996. He continued teaching, part-time, until Autumn last year. For his services to the University, and language teaching in particular, he has been awarded a Fellowship.
Professor Robert (Bob) Hopgood
Bob Hopgood worked for many years at the Rutherford Laboratory until his retirement in March 2000. He has been involved with the Department of Information Systems and Computing at Brunel since his appointment as a Visiting Professor in 1968. For his services to the Department over many years, Bob Hopgood has been awarded a Fellowship.
Dr Roy Horrocks
Roy Horrocks, a Brunel graduate, has worked for Ford since 1980 and is currently developing the new V6 diesel engine. He has been associated with Brunel since 1986, with Ford annually sponsoring major research projects in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He is a member of the Department's Industrial Advisory Panel. For his services to the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Roy Horrocks has been awarded a Fellowship.
Dr Tom Ma
Tom Ma is Corporate Staff Technical Specialist with the Ford Motor Company. He has worked closely with the Brunel Engines Group (Department of Mechanical Engineering) over the last 10 years on a number of advanced research projects, providing direct technical and financial support. Tom Ma has been awarded a Fellowship for his services to the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Mrs Margaret Maidlow
Margaret Maidlow joined West London Institute in 1988 to work for the Assistant Principal-Registrar. With the creation of Brunel University College in 1995, Margaret worked for the Warden and subsequently two Pro-Vice-Chancellors. She retired from Brunel in October 2000. For her commitment and services to the University, she has been awarded a Fellowship.
Mr Kenneth Musgrave
Kenneth (Ken) Musgrave worked for United Biscuits Ltd in key management positions for over 30 years. In 1999 he accepted the role of Chairman of the Hillingdon Partnership Trust which has had strong links with Brunel for over 20 years. He has been a member of the University Court since September 2000. For his services to the University, Ken Musgrave has been awarded a Fellowship.
Mr Karol Schlachter
Karol Schlachter was Chief Superintendent in Physics at Acton College and moved to the University's Uxbridge campus with the Department in 1971. He stayed at Brunel, supporting staff and students, until his retirement last year - a total of over 44 years' service. For his services to Physics at the University, Karol Schlachter has been awarded a Fellowship.
Mr Stewart Thomson
Stewart Thomson is General Manager at North Essex Education Consortium and has a long association with under-graduate Occupational Therapy teaching at Brunel. He contin-ues actively to support developments in OT teaching within the Department of Health and Social Care at the University and it is for this service he has been awarded a service that he has been awarded a Fellowship.