Congratulations to Professor Robert Jackson who has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim
Professor Robert Jackson has been awarded an honorary doctorate (Doc h.c.) by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, on 10th March 2017. The degree was awarded in recognition of Professor Jackson’s contributions to education about religions and beliefs in an intercultural context in Norway and internationally. The Norwegian University of Science and Technology also hosted an international seminar on 9th March dedicated to the discussion of Professor Jackson’s work. Speakers included three of Professor Jackson’s former Warwick PhD students, Professor Sissel Østberg, former Vice Chancellor of Oslo and Akershus University College, Dr Judith Everington from the Warwick Centre for Education Studies and Dr Oddrun Braaten from NTNU. Dr Ana Perona Fjeldstad, Director of the Council of Europe-linked European Wergeland Centre, where Professor Jackson has held an honorary Professorship, was also a speaker. Professor Jackson played trombone at a jazz concert with a Norwegian trio led by bass player and jazz writer Bjørn Alterhaug.
You can read more on the Doctoral Awards Ceremony here.
Read more about the Norwegian University of Science and Technology here.