STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY. DLitt: Ken Loach, film director; Tom Paulin, poet and critic; George Rodger, documentary photographer.
DSc: Eric Hassall, chairman of the British Geological Survey Board, chairman Wardell Armstrong.
DTech: Ian Lloyd, former director of procurement at Rolls Royce plc; Ronald Dearing, chairman of the School Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
MBA: Christopher Marks, the late central services librarian at the university, a posthumous degree in recognition of his contribution to the university.
UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE. LLD: A. Cuthbert, Sheild professor of pharmacology, chairman of the British Pharmacological Society; Peter Doyle, research chemist and director of Zeneca Group; Stephen Fry, writer, actor, commedian and rector of the university; Ibrahim Shihata, economic lawyer and director general of OPEC's Special Fund in Vienna; William Stewart, former chief scientific adviser to the Cabinet and head of the Office of Science and Technology; Albert Watson, photographer.
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