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Sussex lecturer appointed MBE in New Year Honours

Dr John Parry, a Teaching Fellow in Education at the University of Sussex, is appointed MBE in the New Year Honours list announced today (Saturday 31 December 2016).

Dr Parry receives the honour for services to the Linklater Pavilion and the community in Lewes.

Professor Adam Tickell, Vice-Chancellor of  University of Sussex, says: "Dr John Parry is a distinguished lecturer whose work in the local area and beyond is making a real difference to society.

"As well as managing the innovative 'Nature Corridors for All' project, which involved adults with learning disabilities in environmental activities, Dr Parry is also known for establishing the first Junior Management Board for a local nature reserve.

"We are thrilled that he is to be recognised for his ongoing contribution to East Sussex."

By: James Hakner
Last updated: Tuesday, 3 January 2017