Honorary Degrees

N.B.: The detail displayed about each honorary degree recipient varies, as the database was compiled from a variety of sources. However, more information may be available at the University Archives.


Presentation of an Honorary Degree to J. Cockcroft, 1962 (Photograph Collection, A-1768)
Name: Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, O.M., K.G.B., C.B.E., Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Eng. , L.L.D., F.R.S.
Convocation date: May 11, 1962
Discipline / contribution: nuclear research
Citation / biographical information:
- nuclear energy expert
- Nobel prize winner
- internationally-known scientist
- Master of Churchill College, Cambridge
[excerpts from press release, 3 May 1962]
Degree received: Doctor of Science

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