2005/2006

The University is proud to recognise the contributions of this varied group of individuals to their fields of expertise.

D Ruth Schröck

Professor D Ruth Schröck

Chair of Nursing Science, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Witten-Herdecke, Germany, for the degree of Doctor of Science in Social Science.

Barry Munitz

Dr Barry Munitz

President and Chief Executive of the J Paul Getty Trust, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Joseph Felsenstein

Professor Joseph Felsenstein

Professor of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

James Boyle

Mr James Boyle

Chairman of the Cultural Commission, Scotland, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

John L Hennessy

Professor John L Hennessy

President of Stanford University, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Peter Greenaway

Dr Peter Greenaway

Film director, painter and writer. Professor of Cinema Studies at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, for the degree of Doctor of Letters.

Professor Nicholas Hastie

Professor Nicholas Hastie

Director of the MRC Human Genetics Unit, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Professor Harry Barkus Gray

Professor Harry Barkus Gray

Professor of Chemistry and Founding Director of the Beckman Institute at California Institute of Technology, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Professor John Archer

Professor John Archer

Petroleum Engineer and Vice-Chancellor and Principal of Heriot-Watt University, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Mr Nicholas M Donofrio

Mr Nicholas M Donofrio

IBM Executive Vice President Innovation and Technology, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Mrs Kathleen Dalyell

Mrs Kathleen Dalyell

Former chair of the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Scotland, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Mr Midge Ure OBE

Mr Midge Ure OBE

Songwriter, Musical Director, Record Producer and Band Aid Trustee, for the degree of Doctor of Music.

Professor Doreen Massey

Professor Doreen Massey

Professor of Geography, Open University, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Professor Donald McIntyre

Professor Donald McIntyre

Emeritus Professor, key theorist in initial teacher education, for the degree of Doctor of Education.

Sir John (Jackie) Stewart

Sir John (Jackie) Stewart

Former international racing driver, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Mr Joe Simpson

Mr Joe Simpson

Mountaineer and author, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Ms Moira Stuart OBE

Ms Moira Stuart OBE

Journalist and television presenter, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.


Benefactors

This award recognises as University benefactors individuals or organisations that have made significant contributions, financial or otherwise, to the University.

Lady Valerie Trotman

Lady Valerie Trotman

On behalf of her late husband Lord Trotman, founding Chairman of The University of Edinburgh Campaign Board, former Chairman and Chief Executive of Ford Motor Group, for the distinction of University Benefactor.

Edwin J Feulner

Edwin J Feulner

Founder and Vice-President, University of Edinburgh USA Development Trust, for the distinction of University Benefactor.

Rodger Mirrey

Dr Rodger Mirrey

For the distinction of University Benefactor.


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