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The unsung heroes who really deserve new year honours

Fadil Elamin, an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Dentistry, has been nominated for an Unsung Heroes award. 

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It's the start of a new year and, therefore, a new list of recipients of new year honours has been published. An article in The Guardian argues: 

But are these fair? What is an honours system for? ... Should it be for people who play games for a living? ...

Or should it be for unsung heroes whose celebration might encourage more of us to volunteer, give, sacrifice?

Guardian readers were asked to nominate their unsung heroes for public recognition. One of these was Fadil Elamin, an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Dentistry, QMUL. 

The full article can be found here: 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/26/the-unsung-heroes-who-really-deserve-new-years-honours

More about Fadil's work can be found on our website: 

https://www.qmul.ac.uk/dentistry/news-and-events/items/saving-childrens-teeth-in-sudan--without-anaesthetic-or-drills.html