David Bates , Edwards professor of medieval history at the University of Glasgow, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Caen for his contribution to medieval Norman and Anglo-Norman history.
Cliff Burrows , Hebron and Medlock dean of engineering and design at the University of Bath, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Technical University of Aachen , Germany.
Donald Grierson , professor of plant physiology at the University of Nottingham, has been awarded the Bertebes prize for 2001 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry .
Leon Lucy , visiting professor in the department of physics at Imperial College, London, has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society .
Robert Gordon University has awarded honorary degrees to: Stewart Milne , chairman and chief executive of the Stewart Milne Group and Zygmunt Tyszkiewicz , former secretary general of Union of Industrial and Employers' Confederations of Europe.
Ken Overshott , principal of the University of Wales College, Newport, has been awarded an honorary professorship by Kutaisi State University in Georgia.
Jonathan Ive , IMac designer and vice-president of industrial design at Apple Computer, has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Northumbria .