Honorary Graduate - Ms Margaret Platts, Doctor of Education
For her considerable involvement with the University and its associated secondary schools, Margaret Platts has been a major figure in driving the development of education in secondary schools in Bradford and has worked on community projects as well as raising funds and awareness to improve the lives of pupils in Bradford.
Honorary Graduate - Mr Rob Wilmot, Doctor of the University
For his contributions to the work of the University in the field of Internet and Media Studies, Rob Wilmot was one of the founding executives of Freeserve, which went on to be the UK's biggest Internet Service Provider. Rob is also a graduate of the University and was one of the first students to complete the Electronic Imaging and Media Communications course in 1994.
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Honorary Graduate - Mr Tom Priestley, Doctor of Letters
For the promotion of the works and ideas of JB Priestley and the significant contribution to the University, in particular for the donation of these works to the J.B. Priestley Library Special Collections. Tom Priestley, son of J.B.Priestley and Jane Priestley, manages the Priestley estate and has worked closely with the University.
Honorary Graduate - Professor Ronald Purkiss, Doctor of Science
For his strong track record in the field of Pharmacy and for overseeing, managing and implementing innovative Pharmacy services. Professor Ronald Purkiss has made significant contributions to the advancement of the profession of Pharmacy in the Yorkshire region, including aiding the development of the first UK Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Bradford.
Honorary Graduate - Professor Kevin Warwick, Doctor of Science
For his significant contribution in the field of robotics, in particular for his work on Artificial Intelligence, born in Coventry and not entering Higher Education until his mid-20s, Professor Warwick has always been a champion of widening access to education for all.
Honorary Graduate - Mrs Kath Hinchliff, Doctor of Education
For her close collaboration with the University and her strong vision, which has led to the improved quality of life for those who use the National Health Service.