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).

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.

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.

Norwegian artist honoured by Northumbria University

Norwegian artist honoured by Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2014 00:00 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle has today cemented its relationship with one of Scandinavia’s most distinguished landscape artists by awarding an honorary degree to celebrated artist, Ørnulf Opdahl.

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.

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.

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.

Crown Prince of Norway receives Honorary Degree from Northumbria University

Crown Prince of Norway receives Honorary Degree from Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2016 14:36 BST

​Northumbria University, Newcastle, has conferred an Honorary Degree on His Royal Highness, The Crown Prince of Norway.