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Honorary degrees at Bristol

Press release issued: 25 June 2003

Bristol University is awarding 14 honorary degrees at ceremonies in July 2003.

Bristol University is awarding the following Honorary Degrees at ceremonies to be held in the Wills Memorial Building in July 2003.

Monday, July 7

Professor Glynis Breakwell
(Psychologist; Vice-Chancellor, University of Bath; Bristol graduate)
Doctor of Laws

Professor Sir Gabriel Horn, FRS
(Anatomist)
Doctor of Science

Professor Sir Paul Nurse, FRS
(Nobel Laureate in Physiology and Medicine; Joint Director, Cancer Research UK)
Doctor of Science

Tuesday, July 8

Professor Raman Bedi
(Chief Dental Officer for England; Bristol graduate)
Doctor of Science

Dr Paul Magelli
(Director, Office of Strategic Business Initiatives, University of Illinois; member, Advisory Board, University of Bristol Enterprise Centre)
Doctor of Laws

Wednesday, July 9 Sir Charles Pollard, QPM
(Former Chief Constable, Thames Valley Police; Bristol graduate)
Doctor of Laws

Brigadier Hugh Pye
(Treasurer, Society of Merchant Venturers; Chairman, CLIC)
Doctor of Laws

Thursday, July 10

Professor Carol Black
(President, Royal College of Physicians; Bristol graduate)
Doctor of Medicine

Professor Shu-Sheng Jiang
(President, Nanjing University, People's Republic of China)
Doctor of Laws
This degree will be conferred by proxy

Professor Christopher Ricks, FBA
(Literary critic and editor; former Professor of English at the University)
Doctor of Letters

Ms Emily Watson
(Actress; Bristol Graduate)
Masters of Arts

Friday, July 11

Father Edward Crouzet
(Former Chaplain to Roman Catholic students at the University; author)
Doctor of Laws

Mr Will Hutton
(Director, The Work Foundation; author; journalist; Bristol graduate)
Doctor of Laws

Ms Jill White
(Former Director, National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain)
Doctor of Music