Honorary degrees 2019

Read about this summer's honorary degree recipients from the worlds of science, the arts and industry.

Great Hall roof in Spring time

Since 1904 we have conferred honorary awards on a host of individuals from the worlds of science, art, academia, industry, politics, medicine, entertainment and many other fields.

This summer we've recognised the wide-ranging achievements of:

  • Peter Dhillon, Businessperson and philanthropist
  • Jane Elizabeth Featherstone, Television producer
  • Richard Henderson, Physicist and Nobel Prize winner
  • Lubaina Himid, Artist 
  • Sir Michael Pepper, Physicist 
  • Norman Stanley Williams, Former President of the Royal College of Surgeons  
Find out more about these and previous honorary graduates on the University's website.

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