Honorary degrees

December 8, 1995

QUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE, EDINBURGH. Leslie Rodger, author, marketing expert and former chairman of the college's governing body; Lisbeth Hockey, former member of the governing body and an expert in nursing research; Graham Bowie, former chief executive of Lothian Regional Council.

UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN. At a special graduation ceremony to mark the University's Quincentenary, Honorary LLDs were bestowed on: Miguel Martinez, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe; Andrew Rutherford, vice chancellor of the University of London and former senior vice principal of the university; Heinrich Seidel, president of the University of Hannover.

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND. Doctor of Art: Peter Thursby, president of the Royal West of England Academy Doctor of Design: Peter Lord and David Sproxton, animators and founders of Aardman Animations.

Doctor of Letters: Ursula Fanthorpe, poet; Neil Cosson, industrial archaeologist and director of the Science Museum Doctor of Science: Kenneth Goulding, professor of biochemistry and deputy vice chancellor (academic) of Middlesex University Honorary fellowship: Trevor Green, former head of science and associate director of Bristol Polytechnic.

Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams.

For further information see also NetGazette on thesis@newsint.co.uk.

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most commented

Recent controversy over the future directions of both Stanford and Melbourne university presses have raised questions about the role of in-house publishing arms in a world of commercialisation, impact agendas, alternative facts – and ever-diminishing monograph sales. Anna McKie reports

3 October


Featured jobs

SETsquared Centre Director

University Of Bristol

Lecturer in Maritime Law, Teaching only

Liverpool John Moores University

AcoRD Officer

University Of Leeds

Marketing and Communication Manager

Heriot-watt University