New Year honour for professor

Professor Elisabeth (Lee) Innes
Professor Elisabeth (Lee) Innes

Professor Elisabeth (Lee) Innes, principal scientist at the Moredun Research Institute, was awarded the MBE for services to scientific research and communication. She is also director of communications with the Moredun Group.

Prof Innes (52) said: “It is a real honour. I am delighted by it but it is also a real recognition for our teams here at Moredun. I am very lucky to work with such talented people.”

Prof Innes joined Moredun more than 20 years ago with an honours degree in Immunology from Glasgow University and a PhD in Tropical Animal Health from Edinburgh University.

She is researching parasitic diseases in sheep and cattle. She has published more than 170 scientific articles and is an honorary fellow of the University of Edinburgh in recognition of her contribution to teaching undergraduate and post-graduate students.

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