Honorary Awards

Each year, Aberystwyth University recognises persons of distinction, traditionally by presenting them with Honorary Fellowships or Honorary Degrees.

At its meeting each autumn, the Committee on Honorary Awards will consider the nominations received and make suitable recommendations to the University’s Senate and Council.

 

Nominations

Nominations for Honorary Fellowship and Honorary Degrees should be submitted to the University Secretary (secretary@aber.ac.uk) using the following nominations form.

Nominations are accepted throughout the year, and are held back for consideration by the Committee on Honorary Awards each autumn.

Individuals should complete the following form, and return it to the University Secretary, to ensure that nominations are considered by the Committee for the Nomination of Fellows during October 2017.

Guidance and Nominations Form 

 

Honorary Doctorate Degree

Honorary Doctorate degrees may be conferred on those who have been outstandingly successful in their field, or who have a long record of renowned research and publication

2016 Professor Ken Walters
2015 Dylan Iorwerth
2015 Professor Huw Cathan Davies OBE

 

Honorary Fellowships

Honorary Fellowships are the main method of recognising individuals at Aberystwyth University and these are awarded to honour individuals who have, or have had a connection with Aberystwyth or Wales in general, and who have made an outstanding contribution to their chosen field. Those conferred with an Honorary Fellowship are expected to establish a continuing relationship with the University.

2017 Lance Batchelor
2017 Professor Martin Conway
2017 Gareth Howell
2017 Heini Gruffudd
2017 Dr Louise Rickard
2017 Dato' Mohamed Sharil bin Mohamed Tarmizi
2016 Dr Catherine Bishop
2016 Natasha Devon MBE
2016 Professor Julian Dowdeswell
2016 Charmian Gooch
2016 Ruth Lambert MBE
2016 Dr Mitch Robinson
2016 Sir Evan Paul Silk KCB
2016 A J S "Bill" Williams MBE
2015 Julia Gillard
2015 Eurwen Richards
2015 Professor Robin Williams CBE
2015 Professor Miguel Alario-Franco
2015 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
2015 Debbie Moon
2015 Dr Francesca Rhydderch
2015 Dr Lyn Evans
2015 Iolo Williams
2015 His Royal Highness Tuanku Munawir
2014 Baroness Kay Andrews
2014 Mr Jeremy Bowen
2014 Professor Bonnie Buntain
2014 Mr Rhod Gilbert
2014 Professor John Harries
2014 Mr Brian Jones MBE
2014 Mr D. Geraint Lewis
2014 Mr Rhodri Meilir
2014 Sir Michael Moritz
2014 Dr John Sheehy OBE
2014 Mr Ed Thomas
2013 Mr Neil Brand
2013 Mr Ian Jones
2013 Professor Douglas Kell
2013 Ms Gwyneth Lewis
2013 Mr Richard Lynch
2013 Ms Sharon Maguire
2013 His Honour Judge Niclas Parry 
2013 Ms Betsan Powys
2013 Dr Emyr Roberts
2013 Dr Elaine Storkey
2012 Professor Michael Clarke
2012 Reverend John Gwilym Jones
2012 Miss Alex Jones
2012 Rt Hon Mr Justice Lloyd Jones
2012 Ms Caitlin Moran
2012 Dr Jan Pinkava
2012 Mr Mark Price
2012 Mr Michael Sheen
2011 Professor Christianne Glossop
2011 Dr Clive James
2011 Professor Mary Elizabeth King
2011 Mr Robert Peston
2011 Sir Malcolm Pill
2011 Lieutenant General Jonathon Riley
2011 Dr Jianzhong Wu
2010 Mr Cynog Dafis
2010 Emeritus Professor Ieuan Gwynedd Jones
2010 The Rt. Hon. The Lord Judge
2010 Ms Rachel Lomax
2010 Professor Terry Lyons
2010 Mr Richard Morgan
2010 Professor Steve Smith
2009 Mr Huw Eurig Davies
2009 Mr Dyfrig John
2009 Mrs Mary Lloyd Jones
2009 Rt Hon. Rhodri Morgan
2009 Professor Ching Fai Ng
2009 Professor Dame Jean Thomas
2009 Professor Clyde Williams
2008 Dr Alan Axford
2008 HRH Tunku Naquiyuddin ibni Tuanku Ja’afar
2008 Ms Janet Lewis-Jones
2008 Mr Matthew Rhys
2008 Lord David Rowe-Beddoe
2008 Sir Jon Shortridge
2008 Ms Sioned Wiliam
2008 Mr Huw Wynne-Griffith
2007 Mr Wil Aaron
2007 Dr Timothy Brain
2007 Dame Lynne Brindley
2007 Lord Livsey of Talgarth
2007 Professor Keith Mason
2006 Ms Catrin Finch
2006 Sir John Houghton
2006 Professor Vernon Morgan
2006 Mr John Wynne Owen
2006 Sir Emyr Jones Parry
2005 Mr Mario Basini
2005 Mr Gerald Davies
2005 Judge Elgan Edwards
2005 Mr John Phillips
2005 Dr Rowan Williams
2004 Dato Zawiyah Baba
2004 Mr Alun Creunant Davies
2004 Emeritus Professor R Geraint Gruffydd
2004 Mr Dai Jones
2004 Professor David Gwynn Morgan
2004 Mr Arwel Ellis Owen
2004 Sir John Skehel
2003 Ms Shân Cothi
2003 Professor Donald Davies
2003 Mrs Belinda Earl
2003 Judge Sir Roderick Evans
2003 Mrs Elizabeth France
2003 Professor Deian Hopkin
2003 Dr J Gwyn Morgan
2003 Mr David Walters
2002 Dr Terence Adams
2002 Mr Gavyn Davies
2002 Lord Geraint
2002 Mr Aneurin Rhys Hughes
2002 Mr John M James
2002 Professor Michael D Scott
2002 Hon Sir John Laugharne Thomas
2001 Dr Rachel Bryan Davies
2001 Emeritus Professor Hywel Teifi Edwards
2001 Dr W Emrys Evans
2001 Mrs Sian James
2001 Mr W C Philpin
2001 Mr Patrick Hannan
2000 Dr Glyn Tegai Hughes
2000 Dr Alun Denry Wynn Jones
2000 Mr Gareth Price
2000 Mr G Vernon Pugh
2000 Dr Brynley F Roberts
2000 Mr Gareth Rowlands
2000 Mrs Rachel Rowlands
2000 Dr Glyn Rowlands
1999 Professor Michael Bennett
1999 Dr George Guest
1999 Dr David Jenkins
1999 Miss Menna Richards
1999 Dr Alwyn Roberts
1999 Mr Winston Roddick
1998 Tan Sri Ahmad Bin Mohd Don
1998 Dr Dafydd Iwan
1998 Mr Trefor M Owen
1998 Sir Melvyn Rosser
1998 Miss Joy Welch
1997 Mr Huw Jones
1997 Professor Steve Jones
1997 Lord Roberts of Conwy
1997 Mr S N Waruhiu
1996 Lady Elinor Bennett Wigley
1996 Dr Alun G Davies
1996 Professor Sir R Rees Davies
1996 Sir Peter M North
1996 Sir Michael Scholar
1996 Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas
1995 Puan Mariam Abdul-Kadir
1995 Dr Kenneth Edwards
1995 Sir Brian Mansel Richards
1995 Dr Bryn Terfel
1994 Professor Joseph P Clancy
1994 Sir Alun Talfan Davies
1994 Mr Colin Jackson
1994 Mr D Tecwyn Wilkinson
1993 Dr Stuart Burrows
1993 Professor Adel S El-Beltagy
1993 Dr Meredydd Evans
1993 Mr David Prosser
1993 Emeritus Professor Sir Glanmor Williams
1993 Lord Williams of Mostyn
1992 Emeritus Professor Sir Granville Beynon
1992 Professor D Ellis Evans
1992 Mrs Dilys Wynne Lloyd
1992 Dr Jan Morris
1992 Lord (Gwilym) Prys-Davies
1992 Sir Kyffin Williams
1991 Tan Sri Datuk Haji Arshad Bin Ayub
1991 Lord Elystan-Morgan
1991 Dr Gwynfor Evans
1991 Emeritus Professor Emrys Jones
1991 Dr John Elfed Jones
1991 Mr John Wyn Owen
1991 Dame Margaret Price
1991 Mr Kenneth Young
1990 Mr Elwyn Eilledge
1990 Mr Hywel Ceri Jones
1990 Sir Richard Lloyd Jones
1990 Professor William Mathias
1990 The Rt. Hon. Lord Morris of Aberafan
1990 Sir David Nicholas
1990 Tan Sri Muhammad Ghazali Bin Shafie
1990 Sir Alwyn Williams
1987 Sir Bernard Ashley
1987 Lord Cledwyn of Penrhos
1987 The Hon. Islwyn Davies
1987 Sir Geraint Evans
1987 Sir Julian Hodge
1987 Lord Hooson
1987 Mr Emyr Humphreys
1987 Emeritus Professor Gwyn Jones
1987 Professor Proinsias Mac Cana
1987 The Rt. Hon Tun Haji Mohamed Salleh Bin Haji Abas

 

Honorary Bachelor Degree

Honorary Bachelor degrees may be conferred on individuals who are members of Aberystwyth University staff without an entry-level degree in recognition of long-service, contribution and dedication to the Institution; or who are members of the local community who have made a significant contribution to Aberystwyth and the area.

2017 David Alun Jones
2017 Alan Lovatt
2016 Aled Haydn Jones
2016 Karina Shaw
2016 Stefan Osgood
2015 Bryn Jones
2015 Rhian Phillips