Honorary awards

Robyn Williams

Robyn Williams, of the ABC's Science Show, was admitted to the honorary degree of Doctor of Science by the University on 25 May 1988.

Robyn Williams

Robyn Williams, photo, 'The University of Sydney News', 7 June 1988, University Archives.


In presenting Mr Williams the Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Ward, said he had been executive producer of the ABC Radio Science Unit since 1977, producing a variety of programs. 'The Science Show attracted a huge audience every Sarurday at lunchcime and has built up Robyn Williams's reputation as an outstanding science journalist whose communication skills make scientific topics comprehensible and interesting to a broad range of people,' he said.

From 'The University of Sydney News', 7 June 1988