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Honorary Degrees and Fellowships Committee

Find out more about UCL's Honorary Degrees and Fellowships Committee, including terms of reference, membership, meetings and minutes.

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Terms of Reference

Subject to any general or particular direction that may from time to time be given by Council, the Honorary Degrees and Fellowships Committee is charged by Council:

  1. In accordance with UCL Regulation for Management 9, to consider nominations for UCL Honorary Degrees, UCL Honorary Medals and UCL Council Recognition of Outstanding Contribution awards and to submit to Council for approval recommendations for the conferment of these awards.
  2. In accordance with UCL Statute 14 and UCL Regulation for Management 9, to consider nominations of Honorary Fellows of UCL, and to submit to Council for approval recommendations of names for election to the UCL Honorary Fellowship.
  3. To determine, keep under review and advise Council as necessary on UCL’s procedures for i) the conferment of Honorary Degrees and ii) election of Honorary Fellows of UCL and iii) the award of UCL Honorary Medals.
  4. To report to Council by submission to the Council officers of i) an annual report on the Committee's recommendations for conferment by UCL of Honorary Degrees, election to the UCL Honorary Fellowship, award of UCL Honorary Medals and UCL Council Recognition of Outstanding Contribution awards, and ii) the Minutes of each meeting of the Honorary Degrees and Fellowships Committee.

Membership

  • The quorum of the Honorary Degrees & Fellowships Commmittee shall be half of the total members of the Committee. 
  • The number in ( ) indicates length of continuous service in years, up to and including the 2020-21 session. Length of service is not indicated for ex officio, student members, or observers.

Ex Officio

Chair of Council (Chair)
Mr Victor Chu

President and Provost
Dr Michael Spence

Vice-Provost (International & Advancement)
Professor Dame Hazel Genn

Union Affairs Officer, Students' Union UCL
Mr Osman Teklies


Deans of Faculties

Arts and Humanities
Professor Stella Bruzzi

Brain Sciences
Professor Alan Thompson

Built Environment
Professor Christoph Lindner

UCL Institute of Education
Professor Li Wei

Engineering Sciences
Professor Nigel Titchener-Hooker

Laws
Professor Piet Eeckhout

Life Sciences
Professor Geraint Rees

Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Professor Ivan Parkin

Medical Sciences
Professor Mark Emberton

Population Health Sciences
Professor Ibrahim Abubakar

Social and Historical Sciences
Professor Sasha Roseneil


Appointed

One additional external Member of Council, appointed by the Council

  • Ms Lindsay Nicholson (7)

Secretary

  • Ms Olivia Whiteley

Meeting dates 2021-22

  • Monday 25 October 2021, 9.00am