Honorary awards

Alexander Boden

The honorary degree of Doctor of Science was conferred upon Alexander Boden at a degree conferring ceremony held on 17 March 1984 in the Great Hall.

Emeritus Professor Robert Hanbury Brown, the Vice-Chancellor Professor John Ward and Mr Alexander Bo

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Ward (left) and Mr Alexander Boden, photo, 'The Gazette', June 1984, University Archives.

Report

Mr Boden was referred to by the Vice-Chancellor Professor John Ward as 'a most generous benefactor of the University', having founded the Boden Chair of Nutrition and being largely responsible for the Boden Chemistry Library and the Foundation of Inorganic Chemistry.

From The Gazette, June 1984