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Honorary graduates 2013/14

Those awarded honorary degrees between 1 August 2013 and 31 July 2014.

Dr Theo Kanellos

Director, Strategic Alliances, Zoetis, for the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery.

Dr John Robert Brown

Chair, Easter Bush Development Board, Roslin Foundation, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Emeritus Professor Eve Johnstone

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, The University of Edinburgh, for the degree of Doctor of Medicine.

Professor Boyd Robertson

Principal, Sabhal Mór Ostaig, University of the Highlands and Islands, for the degree of Doctor of Education.

Dr Rowan Douglas Williams

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, for the degree of Doctor of Divinity.

Sir Drummond Bone

Byron Scholar and current Master of Balliol College, Oxford, for the degree of Doctor of Education.

Professor Francis Joseph Cairns

Professor of Classical Languages, Florida State University, for the degree of Doctor of Letters.

Mr James Tait Turner

Former College Accountant, College of Humanities & Social Science, for the degree of Master of Arts.

Professor Ewoud Hondius

Professor of European Private Law, Utrecht, for the degree of Doctor of Laws.

Mr Roger Alexander White

Chief Executive Officer of A.G. Barr, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Professor Dorothy E Smith

Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Victoria University, for the degree of Doctor of Science in Social Science.

Professor Gita Sen

Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, for the degree of Doctor of Science in Social Science.

Professor Dinesh Singh

Vice-Chancellor, Delhi University, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Professor April McMahon

Vice-Chancellor, Aberystwyth University, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Professor Julia Slingo

Chief Scientist, UK Met Office, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Dr Toshi Tada Doi

Inventor of the Sony Walkman and other Sony creations, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Professor Tom Insel

Director of National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Professor Nigel Brown

Emeritus Professor of Molecular Microbiology, The University of Edinburgh, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Dr Brian Bathgate

Corporate Senior Vice President, European Preclinical Services, Charles River Laboratories, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Mrs Sheila Fleet OBE

Orkney Designer Jewellery, for the degree of Master of Arts.

Mr Graham Dey

Former ECA Student Representative Council administrator, for the degree of Master of Arts.

Professor Veena Das

Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University, for the degree of Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science in Social Science.

Dr Margaret Atwood

Novelist, literary critic, essayist and environmental activist, for the degree of Doctor of Letters.

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin

Chief Justice of Canada, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Mr Garrett Herman

Chairman and Chief Executive of Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon Ltd, for the degree of Doctor of Letters.

General John de Chastelain

Former Chair of the International Commission on Decommissioning in Northern Ireland, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Professor Baron Francois Englert

Emeritus Professor of Physics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer

Director-General of CERN, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

President of India from 2002 to 2007, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Mr Andrew Gavin Hastings

Former international rugby player, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Professor Iain Clarke

Head of Department of Physiology, Monash University, for the degree of Doctor of Science.

Ms Kathryn Michelle Paterson

Independent artist, for the award of Honorary Fellow.

Professor Roy Foster

Carroll Professor of Irish History, University of Oxford, for the degree of Docotor of Letters.

Ms Anne Donovan

Writer, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Dr William Zachs

Fellow in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, for the degree of Doctor of Letters.

Ms Malala Yousafzai

Human Rights Campaigner and Educational Activist, for the degree of Master of Arts.

Professor Derek Bok

University Research Professor and faculty chair of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, for the degree of Doctor of Laws.

His Excellency President John Agyekum Kufuor

Former President of Ghana, for the degree of Doctor of Laws.

Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah

Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University, for the degree of Doctor of Letters.

Professor Emma Rothschild

Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History, Harvard University, for the degree of Doctor of Letters.

Professor Joel Rosenthal

President, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, for the degree of Doctor of Science in Social Science.

Professor Jeremy Waldron

University Professor, New York University School of Law, for the degree of Doctor of Science in Social Science.

Ms Judith Murray

Tennis coach and Captain of the British Federation Cup Team, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Ms Lynne Ramsay

Film writer, producer and director, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Sir Steve Redgrave

Olympic rower and sports ambassador, for the degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Mrs Susie Wolff

Racing driver, for the award of Honorary Fellow.

Benefactors

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

Mr Derek and Mrs Maureen Moss

Funders of bursaries and scholarships in the School of GeoSciences, and supporters of biochar research.

Wolfson Microelectronics

Represented by Mike Hickey, CEO and Managing Director. Wolfson Microelectronics has contributed in excess of £1 million in support of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Dr George and Dr Joy Sypert

Supporters of St Cecilia's Hall and the historic musical instrument collection.