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Honorary degrees 24-27 June

Figures from the world of art, science, politics, medicine, business and literature are among those receiving honorary degrees from the University of St Andrews next week.

Seven graduation ceremonies will take place from Tuesday 24 until Friday 27 June 2003 in Younger Hall, North Street, St Andrews.

The full list of recipients is detailed below:

TUESDAY 24 JUNE – 3PM – GRADUATION ADDRESS BY DR BRIAN LANG, PRINCIPAL AND VICE-CHANCELLOR

Sir Michael F Bonallack Former Secretary, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews – Doctor of Laws – Laureation by Professor Ian Carradice, School of Art History

Jack Vettriano Artist – Doctor of Letters – Laureation by Professor Gavin Reid, Department of Economics

WEDNESDAY 25 JUNE – 10.30AM – GRADUATION ADDRESS BY PROFESSOR HUGH KENNEDY, PROFESSOR OF MEDIAEVAL HISTORY

Professor Marshall Sahlins – Social Anthropologist – Doctor of Letters – Laureation by Professor Nigel Rapport, School of Philosophical and Anthropological Studies

Professor Colin Vincent – Electrochemist, Master and Deputy Principal (University of St Andrews) – Laureation by Professor James MacCallum, School of Chemistry (Emeritus Professor)

WEDNESDAY 25 JUNE – 3PM – GRADUATION ADDRESS BY MR DAVID CORNER, SCERETARY & REGISTRAR

Adrian S Hollis – Scholar of Ancient Literature – Doctor of Letters – Laureation by Professor Jill Harries, School of Greek, Latin and Ancient History

Professor Sir David A King – Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government – Doctor of Science – Laureation by Professor David Cole-Hamilton, School of Chemistry

THURSDAY 26 JUNE – 10.30AM – GRADUATION ADDRESS BY PROFESSOR MALCOLM DUNN, VICE PRINCIPAL (RESEARCH)

Professor Patricia Goldman- Rakic – Professor of Neurobiology – Doctor of Science – Laureation by Professor Verity Brown, School of Psychology

Dame Elizabeth Blackadder – Artist – Doctor of Letters – Laureation by Dr Tom Normand, School of Art History

THURSDAY 26 JUNE – 3PM – GRADUATION ADDRESS BY PROFESSOR PHILIP WINN, PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY

Professor Marvin Einsenberg, Professor Emeritus of Italian Art & Museum Studies (University of Michigan) – Doctor of Letters – Laureation by Professor Christina Lodder, School of Art History

Lord Steel, former Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament, Doctor of Laws, Laureation by Professor Philip Esler, School of Divinity

FRIDAY 27 JUNE – 10.30AM – GRADUATION ADDRESS BY PROFESSOR JOHN HALDANE, PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Professor Kenneth G Lowe – Former Physician to the Queen in Scotland/Former Consultant Physician, Royal Infirmary and Ninewells Hospital, Dundee – Doctor of Science – Laureation by Professor Hugh MacDougall, Bute Medical School

Professor Sir Graeme Catto – Physician,& Vice- Principal, King’s College, London – Doctor of Science – Laureation by Professor Andrew Riches, Bute Medical School

FRIDAY 27 JUNE – 3PM – GRADUATION ADDRESS BY PROFESSOR COLIN VINCENT, MASTER AND DEPUTY PRINCIPAL

Kazuo Ishiguro – Author – Doctor of Letters – Laureation by Professor Douglas Dunn, School of English

The Rt Hon Baroness Betty Boothroyd – Former Speaker of the House of Commons – Doctor of Laws – Laureation by Dr Sandra Nutley, Department of Management

ENDS

NOTE TO EDITORS

Photocalls will take place on St Salvator’s lawn, to the west of Younger Hall, North Street, St Andrews after each ceremony (which will last approximately 1.5 hours). In the event of poor weather photocalls will be held within the cloisters at St Salvator’s Quadrangle, North Street, St Andrews.

Press wishing to attend actual graduation ceremonies, must contact Gayle Cook (contact details below) in advance of the ceremony.

Strictly embargoed laureation and graduation addresses will be available from Gayle Cook later this week.

Biographies of recipients are available – also from Gayle Cook

Issued by Beattie Media on behalf of the University of St Andrews For more information please contact Gayle Cook on 01334 467227, 07900 050 103 or email gec3@st-andrews.ac.uk Ref: Hon Grad pic call June 2003

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