Figures from the world of science and literature are among those receiving honorary degrees from the University of St Andrews this summer.
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
* Sir Michael F Bonallack – Former Secretary, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews – Doctor of Laws
* Jack Vettriano – Artist – Doctor of Letters
WEDNESDAY 25 JUNE – 10.30AM
* Professor Marshall Sahlins – Social Anthropologist – Doctor of Letters
WEDNESDAY 25 JUNE – 3PM
* Adrian S Hollis – Scholar of Ancient Literature – Doctor of Letters
* Professor Sir David A King – Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government – Doctor of Science
THURSDAY 26 JUNE – 10.30AM
* Elizabeth Blackadder – Artist – Doctor of Letters
THURSDAY 26 JUNE – 3PM
* Professor Patricia Goldman-Rakic – Professor of Neurobiology – Doctor of Science
FRIDAY 27 JUNE – 10.30AM
* Professor Kenneth G Lowe – Former Physician to the Queen in Scotland/Former Consultant Physician, Royal Infirmary and Ninewells Hospital, Dundee – Doctor of Science
* Professor Sir Graeme Catto – Vice-Principal, King’s College, London (Physician) – Doctor of Science
FRIDAY 27 JUNE – 3PM
* Kazuo Ishiguro – Author – Doctor of Letters
* The Rt Hon Baroness Betty Boothroyd – Former Speaker of the House of Commons – Doctor of Laws
NOTE TO EDITORS
Biographies for the majority of the above individuals are available from Claire Grainger/Gayle Cook on 01334 462529.
Further information re. media access to the ceremonies, photocalls, laureation/graduation addresses etc will be released nearer the time.
Issued by Beattie Media on behalf of the University of St Andrews For more information please contact: Claire Grainger on 01334 462530, 07730 415 015 or email cg24@st- andrews.ac.uk View University press releases on- line at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk Ref: hon2003- full/standrews/chg/25march2003