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Oxford University Gazette, 23 June 2006: University Acts


1 Honorary Degrees

The following degrees, honoris causa, approved by Resolution of Congregation, were conferred:

Doctor of Civil Law

MR DAVID HOLMES, MA, Honorary Fellow of Merton College, former Registrar of the University (1998–2006)

Doctor of Letters

PROFESSOR PETER BROWN, MA, FBA, F.R.HIST.S., Honorary Fellow of New College, Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Princeton University

PROFESSOR ALISON LURIE (AB Radcliffe College), Writer and Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita, Cornell University

MR DEREK WALCOTT, OBE (BA West Indies), FRSL, Poet and Playwright

PROFESSOR MARINA WARNER, MA, FBA, FRSL, Honorary Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Writer and Critic, Professor of Literature, University of Essex

Doctor of Science

PROFESSOR RAANAN GILLON (BA (Philosophy), MB, BS London), FRCP, HON.RCM, Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics, Imperial College London

SIR JOHN HOUGHTON, CBE, MA, D.PHIL., FRS, Honorary Fellow of Jesus College, Chairman of the John Ray Initiative connecting Environment, Science and Christianity

PROFESSOR DAME NANCY ROTHWELL (B.SC., PH.D., D.SC. London), FRS, F.MED.SCI., F.I.BIOL., FRSA, MRC Professor of Physiology, University of Manchester

2 Encaenia

THE PUBLIC ORATOR delivered the Oration 'in Commemoration of the Benefactors of the University according to the intention of the Right Honourable Nathaniel, Lord Crewe, Bishop of Durham'.

¶ The texts of the speeches made by the Public Orator in presenting the recipients of Honorary Degrees, and of the Creweian Oration, are published as Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4776.

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Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:

Kahn, K.M., Computing Services

Kuker, W., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

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For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 8 July, see 'Examinations and Boards' below.

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