Former Brookes lecturer awarded MBE

Monday, 14 June 2010


Tony Lewis honoured for his services to mathematics and cricket.

Former Oxford Brookes lecturer, Tony Lewis, has been appointed MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his services to mathematics and cricket.

Mr. Lewis is one of the co-founders of the world famous Duckworth-Lewis method for recalculating scores in weather-affected matches.

He said: “It’s very thrilling to be honoured in this way and it’s nice to have the recognition of the contribution that we’ve made to cricket in the one day game.”

Mr. Lewis lectured in quantitative research methods at Oxford Brookes Business School from 1999-2008.