Honorary graduates 2017–2018

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David Olusoga

Doctor of Arts awarded in recognition of his contribution to the public understanding of the past as an author, TV presenter and producer.


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Eileen Roberts

Doctor of Science awarded in recognition of her commitment to providing genetics and genomic service to the UK and internationally, for delivering the 100,000 genomes project as our partners in the WoE Genomics Medicine Centre and for supporting UWE Bristol's genetics and genomics education and research.


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John Akomfrah

Doctor of Arts awarded in recognition of his contribution and commitment to arts and moving image.


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John Pullinger

Doctor of Science awarded in recognition of his contribution to the communication of statistics and economics, particularly the advice support for the engagement of the Civil Service with the higher education system.


 Kalpna Woolf

Kalpna Woolf

Doctor of Business Administration awarded in recognition of her contribution and commitment to economic and social equality and diversity initiatives in Bristol.


  Lubaina Himid

Lubaina Himid

Doctor of Arts awarded in recognition of her contribution to British contemporary art and advocacy of black artists and their creativity.


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Natalie Fee

Doctor of Science awarded in recognition of her campaigning to protect the oceans from plastics and other avoidable wastes.


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Richard Barry

Doctor of Technology awarded in recognition of his contribution in the development of embedded technology.


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Rob Law

Doctor of Business Administration awarded in recognition of his contribution and commitment
to enterprise and entrepreneurship.


  Sebastian Conran

Sebastian Conran

Doctor of Design awarded in recognition of Sebastian Conran’s contribution and commitment to the UK design and enterprise.


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Silas Adekunle

Doctor of Technology awarded in recognition of his contribution and commitment to student entrepreneurship and technology development.


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Suzanne Rastrick

Doctor of Science awarded in recognition of her exceptional contribution she has made to the education and development of Allied Health Professions, nationally and at UWE Bristol.


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Alderman Timothy Hailes

Doctor of Laws awarded in recognition of his contribution to the legal profession and to public service.


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Vanessa Moon

Doctor of Business Administration awarded in recognition of her contribution and commitment to enterprise development, the third sector and the local community.


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