King’s Birthday Honours List recognition for Professor Murray Campbell

Professor Murray Campbell’s community service has been recognised with the award of the British Empire Medal.

Professor Donald Murray Campbell, Professor of Musical Acoustics, has been awarded the British Empire Medal for services to the Carlops Church and to the local community in Tweeddale and Edinburgh.

Professor Campbell has for several decades served Carlops Church in the voluntary roles of Session Clerk and organist. He is also a member of the Worship Leaders Team in the linked charge of West Tweeddale, and is currently Convener of the Lothian and Borders Presbytery Council. He and his wife Patsy are well known for their demonstration lectures to schools and community groups on the science and history of musical instruments.

The King’s Birthday Honours are announced each year to mark extraordinary contributions and achievements of people across the United Kingdom, including exceptional service to the UK overseas or internationally.