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Leading neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield becomes Doctor of Science

Leading neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield becomes Doctor of Science

Press Releases   •   Jul 13, 2015 00:00 BST

Baroness Susan Greenfield has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by Northumbria University, Newcastle, for her ground-breaking research into Alzheimer’s disease.

Labour peer Lord Falconer becomes Doctor of Civil Law.

Labour peer Lord Falconer becomes Doctor of Civil Law.

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2015 00:00 BST

Barrister Lord Falconer of Thoroton, who served in the Blair government and led moves to bring about historic changes in the administration of justice, was this week awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law from Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Northumbria University honours inspirational figures

Northumbria University honours inspirational figures

Press Releases   •   Jul 08, 2015 00:00 BST

Lord Charles Falconer, the first peer of Tony Blair’s Labour government, and leading neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield will receive honorary degrees from Northumbria University, Newcastle, this week.

Theatre director honoured for taking North East talent to global audiences

Theatre director honoured for taking North East talent to global audiences

Press Releases   •   Dec 02, 2014 00:00 GMT

The director who brought Lee Hall’s award-winning play, The Pitmen Painters, to the stage was honoured at Northumbria University, Newcastle today.

Northumbria honours Hong Kong civic leader

Northumbria honours Hong Kong civic leader

Press Releases   •   Oct 28, 2014 00:00 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law to Mrs Carrie Yau, the Executive Director of the Hong Kong Vocational Training Council (VTC) in recognition of her contribution to the promotion of vocational education, skills and in-company development in Hong Kong.

Northumbria University honours inspirational campaigner

Northumbria University honours inspirational campaigner

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2014 00:00 BST

Racial equality and community relations campaigner Baroness Howells of St Davids, OBE, was today (Thursday July 10th) awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law from Northumbria University, Newcastle.

AC/DC rock singer becomes Doctor of Music

AC/DC rock singer becomes Doctor of Music

Press Releases   •   Jul 09, 2014 00:00 BST

Legendary lead singer of AC/DC, Brian Johnson, was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Music by Northumbria University today (Wednesday 9 July).

Coordinating crime detection in Europe

Coordinating crime detection in Europe

Press Releases   •   Jul 11, 2013 00:00 BST

Leading human rights pioneer Professor David J McQuoid-Mason has received an honorary Degree of Doctor of Civil Law from Northumbria University.

Northumbria University honours global business and management scholar

Northumbria University honours global business and management scholar

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2013 00:00 BST

Professor Howard Thomas joined students who had studied his texts to receive a degree of his own at Northumbria University.

Northumbria University honours pioneering human rights lawyer

Northumbria University honours pioneering human rights lawyer

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2013 00:00 BST

Leading human rights pioneer Professor David J McQuoid-Mason has received an honorary Degree of Doctor of Civil Law from Northumbria University.