Cookie policy: This site uses cookies to simplify and improve your usage and experience of this website. Cookies are small text files stored on the device you are using to access this website. For more information on how we use and manage cookies please take a look at our privacy and cookie policies. Your privacy is important to us and our policy is to neither share nor sell your personal information to any external organisation or party; nor to use behavioural analysis for advertising to you.

Honorary degrees

University of Edinburgh

Doctor honoris causa: James Clyde, lord of appeal in ordinary, senator of the College of Justice and former chancellor's assessor; Bridget Ogilvie, director of the Wellcome Trust.

DD: Morna Hooker, Lady Margaret's professor of divinity, University of Cambridge, and fellow of Robinson College.

DLitt: Ernest Mehew, former civil servant; Margaret Shaw, musicologist, folklorist and environmentalist.

DSc: Peter Doherty, 1996 Nobel laureate, chairman of St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Memphis; Dusa McDuff, professor of mathematics, State University of New York at Stony Brook.

DSS: James Mirrlees, Nobel laureate, professor of political economy, University of Cambridge; Wole Soyinka, former professor at Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, and award-winning author; Zsuzsa Ferge, professor of sociology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest.

DVMS: Jane Goodall, director of the Institute for Wildlife Research Education and Conservation.

LLD: David Steel, president of Liberal International and former leader of the Liberal Party.

MD: Desmond Julian, emeritus professor of cardiology, Universityof Newcastle, former president of the British Cardiac Society,former chairman of ASH and the National Forum for Coronary Heart Disease.

University of Sussex

DLitt: Steven Spielberg, film-maker.

City University

DSc: Ron Dennis, managing director of McLaren; John Finbow, managing director of City Technology; Wilem Frischmann, chairman of Pell Frischmann Group; John Fox, group director and chief medical statistician of the Office of National Statistics; Robin Milner, head of computer science, Cambridge University.

DLitt: John Tusa, broadcast journ-alist, director of the Barbican Centre.

University of Salford

DLit: Kenneth Green, retiringvice chancellor, ManchesterMetropolitan University.

DSc: Sue Ion, technology director, British Nuclear Fuels; Alastair Kelly, managing director, Design to Distribution Limited; Amar Sabberwal, former businessman with the T&N Group now seconded to the Department of Trade and Industry and a non-executive director of Indo-British Partnership; Robert May, chief scientific adviser to the government and head of the UK Office of Science and Technology; Noel McDonagh, chartered surveyor and winner of the People of the Year award in 1995 for his third world work; Harald Zur Hausen, director of the German Cancer Research Centre; Patrick Greene, director of the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry; Bill Morgan, chairman of Trafford Park Development Corporation.

MA: Alfred Morris, Britain's first minister for the disabled and member of parliament for Wythenshawe from 1964 to the last election; Jennifer Abramsky, controller of Radio Five Live; Andrea Wonfor, joint managing director of Granada Television; Neil Midgley, FIFA referee who refereed the FA Cup Final in 1987; Noel Procter, honorary chaplain at North Manchester Hospital, honorary canon at Manchester Cathedral and chaplain to HM Prisons, 1970-95.

Staffordshire University

DSc: Xie Song Kai, president of Foshan University, China.

DTech: Kate Bellingham, former pre-senter of BBC's Tomorrow's World.

MUniv: Ted Smith, former leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

LLD: David Calcutt, Queen's counsel, chair of the Falkland Islands Commission of Inquiry.

Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams. Further information see NetGazette on http://thesis.co.uk

  • Print
  • Share
  • Save
  • Print
  • Share
  • Save
Jobs