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Honorary Graduates

The University of Warwick awards a variety of honorary degrees during its Summer and Winter degree ceremonies.


Professor Craig Clunas, Hon DLitt

11:01, Fri 6 Aug 2010

Interview with Professor Craig Clunas, Professor of the History of Art at the University of Oxford. An eminent historian of the art and history of China, Professor Clunas has focussed particularly on the Ming period (1368-1644). he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters.

(MP3 format, 13:23, 12 MB

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Dr Richard Lerner, Hon DSc

13:51, Fri 30 Jul 2010

Interview with Dr Richard Lerner, President of the Scripps Research Institute, and a member of its Skaggs Research Institute for Chemical Biology, La Jolla, California, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science.

(MP3 format, 7:30, 6.9 MB

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Mrs Jyotsna Suri, Hon LLD

13:49, Fri 30 Jul 2010

An interview with Mrs Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson and Managing Director of India’s Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, formerly Bharat Hotels Ltd. She was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws.

(MP3 format, 4:32, 4.2 MB

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Professor Barbara Stafford, Hon DLitt

13:47, Fri 30 Jul 2010

An interview with Professor Barbara Stafford, an eminent art historian and W B Ogden Distinguished Service Professor Emerita at the University of Chicago, she was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters.

(MP3 format, 21:01, 19 MB

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Professor Ole Danbolt Mjøs, Hon LLD

13:44, Fri 30 Jul 2010

Interview with Professor Ole Danbolt Mjøs, former chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, responsible for awarding the Nobel Peace Prize, awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws.

(MP3 format, 18:31, 17 MB

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Baroness Brenda Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, Hon LLD

11:58, Fri 30 Jul 2010

An interview with Baroness Brenda Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, Trade unionist Brenda Dean was the first British woman to lead a major craft or industrial trade union, who has become an Honorary Doctor of Laws.

(MP3 format, 16:01, 15 MB

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Baron Baker of Dorking, Hon LLD

11:55, Fri 30 Jul 2010

An interview with Baron Baker of Dorking, a Conservative Member of Parliament for almost 30 years, he became the UK’s first Minister for Information Technology, responsible for introducing computers into schools and overseeing the privatisation of British Telecom, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws.

(MP3 format, 11:25, 10 MB

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Professor Sir John Bell FRS, Hon DSc

11:53, Fri 30 Jul 2010

An Interview with Professor Sir John Bell FRS, Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford since 2002, and President of the Academy of Medical Sciences, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science.

(MP3 format, 7:09, 6.6 MB

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Professor Timothy Brook, Hon DLitt

11:49, Fri 30 Jul 2010

An Interview with Professor Timothy Brook, formally Shaw Professor of Chinese at the University of Oxford, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters.

(MP3 format, 18:44, 17 MB

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Sir Stuart Hampson, Hon LLD

11:38, Fri 30 Jul 2010

An interview with Sir Stuart Hampson, former Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, from 1993-2007, who has become an Honorary Doctor of Laws.

(MP3 format, 17:36, 16 MB

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Professor Richard Sennett, Hon DLitt

11:35, Fri 30 Jul 2010

An interview with Professor Richard Sennett, Centennial Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics, the Bemis Adjunct Professor of Sociology at MIT and Professor of the Humanities at New York University, who has become an Honorary Doctor of Letters.

(MP3 format, 11:44, 11 MB

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Professor Peter Galison, Hon DSc

13:58, Tue 9 Feb 2010

An interview with Professor Peter Galison, world-renowned historian of science whose research explores the interaction of experimentation, instrumentation and theory in physics, who has become an Honorary Doctor of Science

(MP3 format, 11:22, 10 MB

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Sir Gulam Noon, Hon LLD

12:15, Tue 9 Feb 2010

An interview with Sir Gulam Noon, Chairman and founder of frozen and chilled foods manufacturer Noon Products, who has become an Honorary Doctor of Laws.

(MP3 format, 11:58, 11 MB

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Barrie Keeffe, Hon DLitt

12:14, Tue 9 Feb 2010

An interview with Barrie Keeffe, previously resident writer at the Royal Shakespeare Company, The Shaw Theatre and the Soho Poly Theatre and Associate Writer at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, a United Nations Ambassador in 1995 and teacher of dramatic writing at City University since 2002, who has become an Honorary Doctor of Letters.

(MP3 format, 12:18, 11 MB

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Stephen O’Rahilly, Hon DSc

17:23, Mon 17 Aug 2009

An interview with Stephen O'Rahilly, Head of the University of Cambridge’s Department of Clinical Biochemistry, who was made an honorary doctor of science.

(MP3 format, 7:39, 7.0 MB

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Leroy Hood, Hon DSc

16:56, Mon 17 Aug 2009

Renowned research biologist Leroy Hood speaks to the university before receiving his honorary doctorate of science.

(MP3 format, 6:40, 6.1 MB

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James Martin, Hon DSc

16:27, Mon 17 Aug 2009

An interview with James Martin, founder of the Institute for Science and Civilization at the University of Oxford.

(MP3 format, 10:25, 9.5 MB

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Dr Peter Sloterdijk, Hon DLitt

16:29, Thu 30 Jul 2009

An interview with Dr Peter Sloterdijk, one of the most important representatives of the post-Frankfurt School of critical theory in Germany.

(MP3 format, 20:18, 19 MB

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Pascal Lamy, Hon LLD

15:40, Thu 30 Jul 2009

Pascal Lamy, director-general of the World Trade Organisation, who was made an honorary doctor of laws.

(MP3 format, 14:33, 13 MB

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Professor Bruno Latour, Hon LLD

14:44, Thu 30 Jul 2009

Philosopher and anthropologist Bruno Latour talks about being made an honorary doctor of laws.

(MP3 format, 10:09, 9.3 MB

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