LJMU Vice-Chancellor among University of Liverpool Honours

11 July 2011

Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Liverpool John Moores University, Professor Michael Brown is among seven esteemed figures to receive honorary degrees from the University of Liverpool this month.

Professor Michael Brown will receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws. He began his career in a research and academic post at the University of Nottingham, which was followed by a Royal Society European Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Centre d’Etudes Nucleaires in Grenoble, a Senior Lecturer post at Loughborough University, General Manager of Loughborough Consultants and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at De Montfort University. A Chartered Physicist and a Chartered Engineer, Professor Brown is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Institute of Directors and the Royal Society of Arts as well as being a Companion of the Institute of Management. He is also a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Merseyside and was awarded a CBE in 2008 for services to higher education and the communities of Liverpool.

He will be honoured alongside award-winning journalist and presenter of Channel Four News, Jon Snow, Leading West End theatre, TV and film producer, and the Chairman of Everton football club, Bill Kenwright, Director General of CERN, Professor Rolf Heuer; civil engineer, Er Bee Wah Lee; President of East China Normal University (ECNU), Professor Dr Lizhong Yu; Professor Emeritus at the University of Cambridge, Sir Tom Blundell.

Professor Michael Brown will receive his honorary degree on Monday, 18 July at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

Read about the story in The Liverpool Daily Post http://www.liverpooldailypost.co.uk/liverpool-news/regional-news/2011/07/11/newsreader-jon-snow-and-everton-fc-s-bill-kenwright-to-receive-university-of-liverpool-honorary-degrees-92534-29029633/ 

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