Honorary degrees

August 9, 1996

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS. DD: David Jenkins, bishop of Durham (1984-1994) and former professor of theology and religious studies at the university.

DEng: Ismail Zawawi, vice chancellor of the University of Malaysia Sarawak, former dean of engineering and deputy vice chancellor at the University of Kebangsaan, Malaysia, president of Leeds Alumni in Malaysia.

DLitt: Jonathan Miller, director and producer of television, film, stage and operatic productions, research fellow in neuro-psychology at the University of Sussex.

DSc: James Cronin, professor of physics at Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago and Nobel laureate in physics (1980).

LLD: Vigdis Finnbogadottir, president of Iceland since 1980; Ernest Hall, pianist, composer and businessman; Kathleen Raven, former matron at Leeds General Infirmary, vice president of the Royal College of Nursing and chief nursing officer of the Department of Health (1958-1972).

UNIVERSITY OF EXETER. DLitt: Alan Bowness, art historian and former professor of history of art at the Courtauld Institute, director of the Tate Gallery and director of the Henry Moore Foundation.

DSc: Richard Gregory, psychologist and president of Exploratory, Hands-on Centre, Bristol; Maurice Laing, former director of John Laing plc, chairman (1976-92) and life president since 1988; Samuel Jonah, chief executive officer of Ashanti Goldfields Company, director of Lonrho plc, member of the Minerals Commission of the Ghana Government, chairman of the board of Ghana Airways, director of Commonwealth Africa Investment Fund and member of the advisory board of the International Finance Corporation LLD: David Calcutt, Queen's Counsel, chancellor of the diocese of Exeter, master of Magdalene College Cambridge (1986-94), former Gresham professor of law, fellow of the Royal College of Music and honorary member of the American and Canadian Bar Associations; Peter Chalk, solicitor to the university (1958), deputy lord lieutenant of Devon, member of the land law and conveyancing committee of the Law Society, pro chancellor (1985-94) and chairman of the university's council (1987-94); Stella Rimington, director general of the security service; Stephen Tumim, judge and former chief inspector of prisons.

ST Loye's School of Occupational Therapy DSc: Michael Peckham, director of the science and health forum, school of public policy, University College London, former director of research and development for the National Health Service and Department of Health, president of the British Oncological Association.

College of St Mark and St John DD: David Sheppard, bishop of Liverpool, chair of the General Synod board for social responsibility.

DLitt: Timothy Brighouse, visiting professor of education at Keele University, former deputy education officer of the Inner London Education Authority and chief education officer of Oxfordshire, now director of education in the City of Birmingham.

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD. DEng: Edward Gallagher, head of the Environmental Agency; Rob Margetts, board director of ICI.

DSc: Philip Anderson, professor at Princeton University, condensed matter theoretical physicist.

DMus: Bernard Rands, composer and Walter Bigelow Rosen professor of music at Harvard University.

LittD: Norman Gottwald, William Webster White professor of biblical studies at New York Theological Seminary; Michael Smethurst, director-general of the British Library; Fiona MacCarthy, designer, critic and biographer, honorary fellow of the university's 19th-century studies centre.

LLD: Jane Salvage, former regional adviser for nursing and midwifery to the World Health Organisation and editor of Nursing Times.

MD: Ron Clark, former professor of surgery, dean of the faculty of medicine and dentistry and pro vice chancellor of the university; Frank Neal, honorary lecturer in oncology and retired local consultant radiotherapist and oncologist.

MA: Henri Desfeuilles, supporter of the department of archaeology and prehistory's Auvergne archaeological survey.

MEng: Ian Ross, industrial coordinator for courses in the faculty of engineering.

UNIVERSITY OF PORTSMOUTH. DEng: Derek Fawcett, founder of Nautech Limited, which won the Queen's Award to industry for export achievement, the British Design Award and the Design Council Award, founder of a local charity to assist Portsmouth Grammar School and Portsmouth Cathedral; Kenneth Rawson, former chief naval architect, chairman of the council of the Royal Institute of Naval Architects (1985-88), professor emeritus at Brunel University.

DLitt: Terence Conran, designer and founder of Habitat, the Conran Shop, Bibendum, trustee of the V&A Museum, in 1981 he established the Conran Foundation for design education and research; Simon Armitage, poet and presenter of Radio Three poetry programmes and television arts programmes; Hedley Greentree, former chairman of the board of Portsmouth College of Art, Design and Further Education.

DSc: Graham Smart, former pathology business manager and principal medical laboratory services officer at Southampton General Hospital, president of the International Association for Medical Laboratory Technology.

LLD: Anthony Cleaver, chairman of UK Atomic Energy Authority, chairman of Birkbeck College governors and Portsmouth Business School advisory board.

MSc: Alan Knight, goalkeeper for Portsmouth Football Club.

Associates of the university: Ken Healey, who developed the administrative unit dealing with the university's research activities; Tad Podolski, former dean of Portsmouth business school and member of the Economics Research Assessment Panel; Graham White, former professor of mechanical engineering and head of academic development for systems engineering at the university.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

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
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments