Graduation Ceremonies

Honorary Graduates 1966 to 1988

1966

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Rt Hon Eric Ashby DSc October 1992
Sir George Dowty DSc December 1975
Professor Ronald Edwards DSc January 1976
Sir Arnold Hall DSc January 2000
Rt Hon Hinton of Bankside DSc July 1983
Rt Hon Aubrey Jones DSc April 2003
Lord Kearton of Whitchurch DSc July 1992
Sir Philip Morris LLD December 1979
Lord Penney DSc March 1991
Professor Emeritus Seymour Redshaw DSc 1995
Dr Frederick Tinnion DSc 1982

1967

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Dr Harold Allen DSc 1996
Dr Oliver Bulleid DSc April 1970
Dr Ralph Chirnside DSc March 1983
Dr Jared Dixon LLD March 1989
Professor Howard Kearns DSc August 1986
Sir Bernard Lovell OBE FRS DSc August 2012
Professor Frank Robinson DSc August 1988
Air Commodore Frank Whittle DSc August 1996

1968

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Rt Hon Edward Boyle of Handsworth LLD September 1981
Professor Leopold Escande DSc 1980
Professor Michael Lighthill DSc July 1998
Dr George Moore LLD March 1993
Dr Thomas Whittet DSc January 1986
Baroness Wootton of Abinger DSc June 1988

1969

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir Frederick Bawden DSc February 1972
Dame Kathleen Lonsdale DSc April 1971
Rt Hon Horrace Maybray-King LLD September 1986
Rt Hon Lord Yehudi Menuhin LLD May 1999
Professor Reginald Revans DSc January 2003
Professor Andrew Robertson DSc July 1969

1970

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Dr Henry Bunker DSc August 1975
Lord Frederick Dainton DSc December 1997
Sir Hamish Maclaren DSc October 1990
Rt Hon Paul Methuen LLD 1974
Sir James Pitman DLitt September 1985
Dr Cosby Smallpeice DSc 1978

1971

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Dr Horace Brand DLitt February 1983
Professor Arthur Collar DSc February 1986
Dr George Kersley DSc September 1993
Dr Alexander Moulton CBE RDI FREng DSc December 2012
Dr Hugh Rogers DSc March 1991

1972

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir Sydney Barratt DSc August 1975
Rt Hon Kenneth Clark of Saltwood DLitt May 1983
Dr John Clark LLD February 1985
Rt Hon Viscount Eccles DLitt February 1999
Professor Kenneth J Murton MSc  
Sir Michael Tippett DLitt January 1998

1973

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir Alan Cottrell FRS FREng DSc February 2012
Sir Gordon Cox DSc June 1996
Sir Charles Frank DSc April 1998
Dr Ernest Herbert DSc December 1988
Mr Raymond Leppard CBE DLitt  
Lionel Rolt MSc May 1974

1974

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir Kenneth Berrill GBE KCB LLD April 2009
Sir Hermann Bondi KCB FRAS DSc DSc September 2005
Mrs Ada Hanna MA December 1981
Dr Arnold Haskell DLitt November 1980
Leslie Scott MA September 1978
Sir Alfred Sims DSc August 1977
Professor John Young DSc July 1997

1975

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Cuthbert Bates MA April 1980
Miss Amy Cadwallader MA Deceased date unknown
Sir Emrys Jones DSc September 1987
The Reverend Edward Henderson DLitt June 1986
Sir Stanley Hooker DSc May 1984
Sir William Cook DSc June 2000
Sir Kenneth Mather DSc March 1990
Lt Colonel Francis Seymour-Williams MA August 1975

1976

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir David Collins DSc June 1983
Rt Hon Arnold Goodman LLD May 1995
Mr Bevan Horstmann MA June 1998
Sir Edwin Leather KCMG KCVO LLD April 2005
Professor James Meade DSc December 1995
Hugh Morris MA June 1986
Professor Gordon Rawcliffe DSc July 1979
Professor Larry Rotherham DSc March 2001
Professor Percival Sheppard DSc January 1978

1977

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
The Rt Hon Lord Dahrendorf KBE FBA DSc June 2009
Sir Harold Finniston DSc February 1991
Sir Alexander Merrison DSc February 1989
Sir Charles Oatley DSc February 1996
The Rt Hon The Lord Rees-Mogg LLD December 2012
Mr Robin Tanner MA May 1988
Sir Robert Williams DSc May 2003

1978

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Professor Sir Samuel Edwards FRS DSc  
Professor Sir Hugh Ford FRS FREng DSc May 2010
Dr Rodney Hill FRS DSc February 2011
Professor Dorothy Hodgkin DSc July 1994
The Rt Hon Roy Jenkins LLD January 2003
Sir Ieuan Maddock DSc December 1988
Rt Hon Nathaniel Rothschild DSc March 1990
The Rt Hon Arnold Weinstock DSc July 2002

1979

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Professor John Anderson DSc December 1990
Mr Alleyne Berry MA September 1989
Professor Leonard Forster DLitt April 1997
Sir George Godber GCB DSc February 2009
Sir Robert Hunt DSc September 2004
Professor Tom Kilburn DSc January 2001
Sir Peter Scott DSc September 1989

1980

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Professor Harry Ansoff DSc July 2002
Sir Raymond Brown DSc September 1991
Professor Sir Hans Kornberg FRS FIBiol DSc  
Prof Eur Ing Frei Otto DSc  
Mr Harold Wassell MEng September 1983
Professor Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson DSc September 1996
The Rt Hon The Baroness Williams of Crosby PC DLitt  

1981

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir David Attenborough OM CH CVO CBE FRS DSc  
Dr William Brandt DLitt December 1983
Professor Gillian Brown LLD 1999
Dr Duncan Davies DSc March 1987
Dr Glyn England FREng FIEE FIMechE DSc June 2013
Sir William Hawthorne CBE FRS FREng FIMechE DSc September 2011
Sir Douglas Henley LLD October 2003
Sir Richard Morris CBE FREng DSc 2008
Sir Richard O'Brien DSO MC LLD December 2009
Professor Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer KBE FRS DSc  

1982

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir Kenneth Corfield KT CE FEng FInstBM FIMechE DSc  
Professor John Heslop-Harrison DSc May 1998
Mr Reginald Parker MIMechE MIProdE MSc  
Sir Peter Parker LLD April 2002
Sir D'Arcy Reilly DLitt October 1999
Sir Derek Roberts FRS FREng FInstP DSc  
Baroness Nancy Seear of Paddington DLitt April 1997

1983

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Dr Rudolf Augstein DLitt May 2003
Professor Peter Danckwerts DSc October 1994
Professor Paul Matthews DSc February 1987
Dame Iris Murdoch DLitt February 1999
Sir Clive Sinclair DSc  
Baroness Eirene White of Rhymney LLD December 1999

1984

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir Roger Bannister CBE DM (Oon) FRCP DSc  
Professor Sir Basil Blackwell DSc May 2003
Professor Barry Cunliffe CBE FBA FSA DSc  
Sir William Glock DLitt June 2000
Dr Simon Nora DLitt March 2006
Sir Kenneth Selby LLD November 1992
Professor Amartya Sen Hon CH FBA DSc  
Sir Robert Telford CBE DL FREng FIEE DSc March 2008

1985

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Professor Geoffrey Allen DSc  
Mr Stanley Hamilton MSc February 1999
Professor Fritz John DSc January 1996
Dr Peter King DSc 2003
Dr James Nisbet DSc May 2009
Dr Randolph Quirk DLitt  
Professor David Tabor DSc November 2005
Sir Douglas Wass DLitt  

1986

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Heather Angel DSc  
Professor Sir James Baddiley FRS FRSE DSc November 2009
Sir William Barlow FREng FIMechE FIEE FCGI DSc May 2012
Mrs Patricia Bishop MA  
Dr John Bolton DSc March 2003
The Rt Hon The Lord Chilver FRS FREng DSc July 2012
The Rt Hon The Lord Foster of Thames Bank OM DSc  
Professor David Kendall FRS DSc October 2007
Ms June Mendoza AO OBE RP RDI DLitt  
Dame Maggie Smith DBE DLitt  

1987

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Ms Kate Adie OBE MA  
Sir John Banham DL LLD  
Sir John Burgh KCMG CB LLD  
Professor Margaret Gowing DSc November 1998
Dr Bob Holder LLD  
Sir David Jack CBE FRS FRSE DSc  
Sir Denis Rooke OM CBE FRS FREng LLD September 2008
The Rt Hon The Baroness Warnock DBE DLitt  
Sir Maurice Wilkes FRS FEng FIEE FBCS DSc November 2010
Ms Youyun Zhang MA  

1988

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Dr Robert Ballard DSc  
Sir Walter Bodmer FRS FIBiol FRCPath DSc  
Sir Arthur C Clarke CBE DLitt March 2008
Ms Isabel Colegate MA  
Sir John Egan DL LLD  
Professor Fritz Leonhardt DSc December 1999
Professor Golo Mann DLitt April 1994
Ms Fay Weldon CBE FRSL DLitt  
Dr Andreas Whittam Smith CBE LLD  

Honorary Graduates 1989 to present