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University of Warwick Honorary Graduands – press opportunities

TV and stage stars Ruth Jones and Adrian Lester are to join RSC artistic director Greg Doran and the former Artistic Director at the Royal Court Theatre Dominic Cooke, along with scientists, historians, a philanthropist and a US government adviser to receive honorary degrees from the University of Warwick 2013 summer graduation ceremonies . The ceremonies will take place from week beginning Monday 15 July at Warwick Arts Centre, details of press opportunities are below.

To arrange an interview or to send a photographer, please call Peter Dunn, Head of Communications, 02476 523708, 07767 655860, or Kelly Parkes-Harrison, Press and Communications Manager, 02476 150868, 07824 540863.

Monday 15th July
12pm
Leslie Valiant Hon DSc (Honorary Doctor of Science)

4pm
Jan de Vries Hon DLitt (Honorary Doctor of Letters)
Dominic Cooke Hon DLitt (Honorary Doctor of Letters)

Tuesday 16th July
12pm
Sir Paul Nurse Hon DSc (Honorary Doctor of Science)

4pm
Michael Mackenzie Hon LLD (Honorary Doctor of Laws)

Wednesday 17th July
12pm
Ruth Jones Hon DLitt (Honorary Doctor of Letters)

2.30pm
Adrian Lester Hon DLitt (Honorary Doctor of Letters)

Thursday 18th July
4pm
Professor Anne Marie Slaughter Hon LLD (Honorary Doctor of Laws)

Friday 19th July
12pm

Professor Robert Calderbank Hon DSc (Honorary Doctor of Science)

4pm
Gregory Doran Hon DLitt (Honorary Doctor of Letters)