Honorary graduates 2005–2006

Henry Elwes Esq, HM Lord Lieutenant for GloucesterHenry Elwes Esq, HM Lord Lieutenant for Gloucestershire

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws is awarded in recognition of Henry Elwes outstanding record of service to Gloucestershire; local government; charities; farming; horticulture; and, the promotion of higher education, in particular his promotion of University status for Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Higher Education.


Professor Arthur LiProfessor Arthur Li

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws is awarded in recognition of Professor Li's outstanding contribution to the development of higher education in Hong Kong and to the special relationship between the University of Hong Kong and the Faculty of Law at the University of the West of England.


Ray PriestRay Priest

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education is awarded in recognition of Ray Priest's outstanding contribution to the contemporary debate about education and schools, and especially in recognition of his achievements as Principal of the City Academy, Bristol.


Dr Simon Singh MBEDr Simon Singh MBE

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science is awarded in recognition of Dr Singh's outstanding contribution to the public understanding of science, in particular in the promotion of science, engineering and mathematics in schools and in the building of links between universities and schools.


Master Robert Turner, The Queen's RemembrancerMaster Robert Turner, The Queen's Remembrancer

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws is awarded in recognition of Robert Turner's outstanding public service and work for the law and the legal profession.


Professor Gordon WilcockProfessor Gordon Wilcock

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science is awarded in recognition of Professor Wilcock's outstanding professional achievements, both as a consultant in geriatric care and in related research in the field of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and in the development of care in the local, regional and national communities.


Professor Siân Griffiths OBEProfessor Siân Griffiths OBE

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science is awarded in recognition of Professor Griffiths outstanding contribution to the promotion, and widening of our understanding of public health and to related multi-disciplinary developments.


Alfred Morris CBE DLAlfred Morris CBE DL

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws is awarded in recognition of Alfred Morris's outstanding contribution to the development of the University of the West of England both in the role of Vice-Chancellor and formerly as the Director of Bristol Polytechnic.


Dr hc Herbert Schmalsteig CBEDr hc Herbert Schmalsteig CBE

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws is awarded in recognition of Dr hc Schmalsteig's outstanding personal distinction as Oberburgermeister of the City of Hannover, and his long and distinguished work in promoting a special relationship between the cities of Hannover and Bristol.


Tim Smit CBETim Smit CBE

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Design is awarded in recognition of Tim Smit's outstanding achievements in promoting the understanding and practise of the responsible management of the vital relationship between plants, people and resources, which have made a major contribution regionally, nationally and internationally to sustainable development, tourism, architecture and landscape architecture.


Chris WatsonChris Watson

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Technology is awarded in recognition of Chris Watson's outstanding contribution to sound recording technology, especially in the field of natural history and documentary location sound.

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