1980

Honorary graduate Degree conferred
Professor Harry Ansoff* DSc
Sir Raymond Brown* DSc
Professor Sir Hans Kornberg FRS FIBiol DSc
Prof Eur Ing Frei Otto* DSc
Harold Wassell* MEng
Professor Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson* DSc
The Rt Hon The Baroness Williams of Crosby PC DLitt

1981

Honorary graduate Degree conferred
Dr William Brandt* DLitt
Professor Gillian Brown* LLD
Dr Duncan Davies* DSc
Dr Glyn England FREng FIEE FIMechE* DSc
Sir William Hawthorne CBE FRS FREng FIMechE* DSc
Sir Douglas Henley* LLD
Sir Richard Morris CBE FREng* DSc
Sir Richard O'Brien DSO MC* LLD
Professor Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer KBE FRS DSc

1982

Honorary graduate Degree conferred
Sir Kenneth Corfield KT CE FEng FInstBM FIMechE* DSc
Professor John Heslop-Harrison* DSc
Reginald Parker MIMechE MIProdE* MSc
Sir Peter Parker* LLD
Sir D'Arcy Reilly* DLitt
Sir Derek Roberts FRS FREng FInstP DSc
Baroness Nancy Seear of Paddington* DLitt

1983

Honorary graduate Degree conferred
Dr Rudolf Augstein* DLitt
Professor Peter Danckwerts* DSc
Professor Paul Matthews* DSc
Dame Iris Murdoch* DLitt
Sir Clive Sinclair DSc
Baroness Eirene White of Rhymney* LLD

1984

Honorary graduate Degree conferred
Sir Roger Bannister CBE DM (Oon) FRCP DSc
Professor Sir Basil Blackwell* DSc
Professor Barry Cunliffe CBE FBA FSA DSc
Sir William Glock* DLitt
Dr Simon Nora* DLitt
Sir Kenneth Selby* LLD
Professor Amartya Sen Hon CH FBA DSc
Sir Robert Telford CBE DL FREng FIEE* DSc

1985

Honorary graduate Degree conferred
Professor Geoffrey Allen DSc
Stanley Hamilton* MSc
Professor Fritz John* DSc
Dr Peter King* DSc
Dr James Nisbet* DSc
Dr Randolph Quirk DLitt
Professor David Tabor* DSc
Sir Douglas Wass* DLitt

1986

Honorary graduate Degree conferred
Heather Angel DSc
Professor Sir James Baddiley FRS FRSE* DSc
Sir William Barlow FREng FIMechE FIEE FCGI* DSc
Patricia Bishop MA
Dr John Bolton* DSc
The Rt Hon The Lord Chilver FRS FREng* DSc
The Rt Hon The Lord Foster of Thames Bank OM DSc
Professor David Kendall FRS* DSc
June Mendoza AO OBE RP RDI DLitt
Dame Maggie Smith DBE DLitt

1987

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

1988

Honorary graduate Degree conferred
Dr Robert Ballard DSc
Sir Walter Bodmer FRS FIBiol FRCPath DSc
Sir Arthur C Clarke CBE* DLitt
Isabel Colegate MA
Sir John Egan DL LLD
Professor Fritz Leonhardt* DSc
Professor Golo Mann* DLitt
Fay Weldon CBE FRSL DLitt
Dr Andreas Whittam Smith CBE LLD

1989

Honorary graduate Degree conferred
Professor Thomas Benjamin* DSc
John F Coates DSc OBE* DSc
The Rt Hon The Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge* LLD
Professor John Morrison* DLitt
Barbara Robertson* MA
Alan R Rousell DSc
The Rt Hon The Earl of Snowdon GCVO* LLD

An asterisk (*) appears after the name of a deceased honorary graduate.