HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY. DEng: Jackie Stewart, former racing driver, chairman of the Paul Stewart Racing Team; John Browne, chief executive of BP.
DLitt: David Tweedie, chairman of the Accounting Standards Board; Berthold Hornung, depute chief planner for Lothian Regional Council.
DUniv: David Steel, MP and co-founder of the Social and Liberal Democrats; John Cassels, director of the National Commission on Education. James Miller, chairman of the university court.
DSc: David Blackburn, prime warden of the Worshipful Company of Dyers of the City of London.
UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM. DLitt: Diana Rigg, actress.
DSc: Graeme Davies, principal and vice chancellor of the University of Glasgow and former chief executive of HEFCE.
UNIVERSITY OF READING. DLitt: Arnold Bentley, the first reader in music education in a British university.
DSC: Colin Spedding, former chair in agricultural systems, director of the Centre for Agricultural Strategy (1981-90) and pro-vice chancellor (1986-90).
FRENCH EMBASSY. Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palme Academiques: Michael Byram, professor of education in the University of Durham; Michael Scriven, professor and head of the school of modern languages at the University of Bath.
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