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Outstanding individuals awarded Monash University’s highest honour

Eminent leaders across industry, the environment and the community have been recognised with Honorary Doctorates in separate graduation ceremonies at Monash University.

Alumni news
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Posthumous Honorary Doctorate conferred to Victorian philanthropist Betty Amsden AO

At Monash University’s graduation ceremony for Education students at 11.00am on Tuesday 23 May, Victorian philanthropist Betty Amsden AO, who died in February this year, will receive a posthumous Honorary Doctorate (HonLLD) in recognition of

Arts & culture
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Honorary doctorate conferred to ground-breaking biological scientist, Jean-Pierre Changeux

Jean-Pierre Changeux, one of the world’s most eminent biological scientists, will receive the highest accolade from Monash University, an Honorary Doctorate (Doctor of Laws; Honoris Causa).

Medicine & health
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Honorary doctorate awarded to leading adolescent and Indigenous health care professional

Clinical Professor Leanne Rowe AM has been recognised with an honorary doctorate from Monash University at a ceremony at the University’s Clayton campus.

University news
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Melbourne Lord Mayor awarded Monash University’s highest honour

The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Robert Doyle, has received Monash University’s highest award today with an honorary doctorate from Monash.

Alumni news
Louise Adler AM (centre) with Deputy Chancellor Mr Shane Buggle and the President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Gardner.

Honorary doctorate to Louise Adler

Melbourne publisher Louise Adler AM has been recognised with an honorary doctorate from Monash. The honorary degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa was conferred on Dr Adler at a...

Professor Bryan Horrigan, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Chancellor Dr Alan Finkel AO, The Honourable Dr Michael Kirby AC CMG and Professor David Copolov OAM, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Major Campuses and Student Engagement).

Honorary doctorate to former High Court judge

Former Justice of the High Court of Australia Michael Kirby AC, CMG, has been recognised with an honorary doctorate from Monash . The honorary degree of Doctor of Laws honoris...

Chancellor Dr Alan Finkel AM, Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, and Vice-Chancellor Professor Margaret Gardner

Honorary doctorate to Lord Bhattacharyya

Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya Kt CBE FREng FRS has been recognised with an honorary doctorate from Monash University. Chancellor Dr Alan Finkel AO conferred the Doctor of Laws honoris causa...