Categories: honorary doctorate
Leading neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield becomes Doctor of Science
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.
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Professor Howard Thomas joined students who had studied his texts to receive a degree of his own at Northumbria University.