Trustee of UCAS, professor Sally Mapstone, principal and vice-chancellor at the St Andrews University, will receive a DLitt
for widening access work for universities in Scotland.
Kings University, which is accredited by the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education in the USA, conferred on him the title of Doctor of Letters (DLitt
) at a convocation held in the South Indian city of Chennai on Saturday.
M Pleaner, (1) MEd; C Morroni, (1,2,3,4) MB ChB, DFSRH, DTM&H, MPH, MSc, PhD; J Smit, (5) BPharm, MSc, PhD; N Lince-Deroche, (6) MIA, MPH, PhD; M F Chersich, (1) MB BCh, PhD; S Mullick, (1) MB ChB, MSc, MPH, PhD; D Pillay, (1) MPH; M Makua, (7) DLitt
et Phil, MTech; H Rees, (1) MB BChir, MA (Cantab), MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG
Vanikar, MD, PhD, DLitt
, Department of Pathology, Laboratory of Medicine, Transfusion Services and Immunohematology; GR Doshi and KM Mehta Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Centre (IKDRC)--Dr.
On Wednesday they both received honorary degrees (Doctor of Letters - DLitt
) from the University of Warwick for their tireless voluntary work in the community helping fellow blind and partially sighted people.
The Editorial Board would consist of Prof M Grant (OBE, MA, LittD), Vice-Chancellor, University of Khartoum; Prof W Rollo (DLitt
, LittD, University of Cape Town); Prof T B L Webster (MA, FBA), University College, London (British Editor); and Dr T F Carney (BA, PhD), University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
Universities still celebrate this in prestigious postgraduate degrees such as MLitt (Master of Letters, Magister Litterarum) and DLitt
(Doctor of Letters, Doctor Litterarum).
We are happy to announce the appointment of Professor James H Murphy CM, PhD, DLitt
, FRHistS, as Interim Director of Irish Programs and visiting Professor of Irish Studies at Boston College for the 2016-17 academic year.
Also receiving honorary degrees at the ceremony at Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, will be Sean Crowley, Wales' most prolific theatre designer, who will receive an honorary DLitt
(Doctor of Letters), and Professor D Roger Owen, research professor in civil engineering at Swansea University, who will be awarded an honorary EngD (Doctor of Engineering).
He was awarded a DLitt
by the University of Karachi in 2004.
His international awards included an LLD degree (honoris causa), University of Leicester, 1975; DLitt
(honoris causa), University of Birmingham, 1984; Distinguished Africanist Award from the African Studies Association, North America, 1993; Honorary Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), 1994; and the UNESCO Avicenna Silver Medal for Outstanding Contribution to the General History of Africa, 1999.