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Honorary degrees 2007

The University of St Andrews will award the following honorary degrees next month (19-22 June 2007):

Professor Lisa Jardine (Dlitt – Doctor of Letters) Professor of Renaissance Studies, University of London and Director of AHRC Centre for Editing and Lives and Letters

Baroness ONeill (Dlitt – Doctor of Letters) President of the British Academy and eminent Moral Philosopher

Sir Professor Kenneth Murray (DSc – Doctor of Science) Emeritus Professor of Molecular Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Sir Brian Heap (DSc – Doctor of Science) Master of St Edmunds College, Cambridge and Special Professor in Animal Physiology in the University of Nottingham

Dr Richard Fortey (DSc – Doctor of Science) Merit Researcher in the Natural History Museum

Professor Richard Rorty (Dlitt – Doctor of Letters) Professor of Comparative Literature and Philosophy at Stanford University

Professor Janet Nelson (Dlitt – Doctor of Letters) Professor of Mediaeval History, Kings College, London

Professor Janet Thornton (DSc – Doctor of Science) Director of European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge

Prof Neil Douglas (MD – Doctor of Medicine) Professor of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, University of Edinburgh and President of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh

Sir John Sunderland (LLD – Doctor of Laws) Chairman of Cadbury Schweppes Rev Joel Edwards (DD – Doctor of Divinity) General Director, Evangelical Alliance, London

Jenni Murray (Dlitt – Doctor of Letters) Journalist, Broadcaster, Writer

ENDS

NOTE TO EDITORS / PICTURE EDITORS:

A FURTHER NOTICE WITH INFORMATION ON PHOTOCALLS DURING GRADUATION WEEK WILL BE ISSUED NEARER THE TIME.

Issued by Press Office, University of St Andrews

Contact Gayle Cook, Press Officer on 01334 467227 / 462529, mobile 07900 050 103, or email gec3@st- andrews.ac.uk

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