UMIST. DEng: William Johnson, emeritus professor of mechanical engineering.
DSc: Kenneth Murray, molecular biologist; Noreen Murray, molecular biologist.
MSc: Clifford Evans, former senior experimental officer in chemistry and former joint secretary of the executive committee of the Association of University Teachers; Albert Lambert, former deputy chairman of Mather and Platt, currently deputy chairman of UMIST's Council.
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE. LLD: Paul Judge, benefactor and director general of the Conservative Party; Peter Oliver, former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary; DLitt: Noam Chomsky, professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Bridget Riley, artist; Keith Thomas, president of Corpus Christi College, Oxford; Glanville Williams, emeritus Rouse Ball professor of English law.
DSc: Jacque Friedel, former president of the Academie des Sciences; Sheila Sherlock, professor of medicine, University of London.
DURHAM UNIVERSITY. DCL: Catherine LaLumiere, member of the European Parliament and former secretary of the Council of Europe; Diana Eccles, member of the university's Council and vice-chairman from 1985; Rosalyn Higgins, professor of international law and member of the UN Human Rights Committee.
DLitt: Barbara Reynolds, author, scholar and a leading figure in Anglo-Italian Studies; Mary Midgeley, philosopher.
DMus: Nicola LeFanu, composer of contemporary music and professor of music at University of York.
DSc: Rosemary Cramp, emeritus professor of archaeology; Cicely Saunders, pioneer in the hospice movement.
CITY UNIVERSITY. DMus: Clive Gillinson, managing director of the London Symphony Orchestra DSc: Michael Chivers, director, Partnerships and Alliances for Bull Worldwide Information Systems; Eddie George, governor of the Bank of England; Derek Wanless, group chief executive, National Westminster Bank; Evelyn de Rothschild, chairman, N.M. Rothschild and Sons Ltd.
MA: Kingsley Oliver, former clerk to the Saddlers Company.
QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, BELFAST. LLD: Mary Robinson, president of Ireland.
STRATHCLYDE UNIVERSITY. DBA: Ronald Wylie, former chief executive of Young Enteprise Scotland; John Ward, chairman of CBI Scotland.
LLD: John Banham, chairman of the Local Government Commission; Barbara Kelly, Equal Opportunities Commissioner for Scotland.
DSc: Paolo Fasella, director-general of the Science Research and Development Commission of the EC; Wolfgang Schaper, director of the Max Planck Institute in Bad Nauheim; Jutta Schaper, president elect of the International Society for Heart Research; Pierre Potier, director of the Institute de Chimie des Substances Naturelles due CNRS.
DUniv: Robert Stewart, Strathclyde alumnus and businessman.