Glittering prizes

December 21, 2000

Richard Hoggart , former warden of Goldsmiths College, London, has been awarded an honorary degree (DLitt) from the University of London .

The Geological Society of America has awarded University of Bristol professor Steve Sparks the Arthur L. Day Medal. Balazs Gyorffy , professor of physics at the University of the West of England, has been awarded the Hume Rothery Award for 2001 .

Angela Curry and Tim Marshall , MSc engineering for development students at the University of Southampton, have won £7,000 from Pansonis UK through the Royal Academy of Engineering .

The University of Paisley awarded six honorary degrees last month. James Neil , former principal of Dumfries and Galloway College and David Rowland , architect and historian, were conferred with fellowships. Duncan Glen , scholar, poet and publisher; David Mackay , of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency; Cameron McLatchie , chairman of British Polythene Industries; and Douglas Mill , secretary of the Law Society of Scotland, were honoured with a DUniv.

Former deputy chief executive officer of Clerical Medical International Douglas Claisse is to be honoured with a DBA from the University of the West of England , as is Nicholas Hood , former chairman of Wessex Water.

Mike Herd , director of the Innovation Centre at the University of Sussex, has been named businessman of the year in the Sussex Business Awards 2000 .

Chairman of the Ladbroke Grove Rail Crash Inquiry and Lord Justice Clerk for Scotland Lord Cullen is to be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (DLitt).

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