Mr Strang became a Doctor of the University. He is recognised for his outstanding contribution, as HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, to ensuring due process, quality and integrity of public services, and for championing the rights and wellbeing of vulnerable people in prison.
Working in a variety of environmental roles for almost 30 years, Mr Valenti is Strategic Director for the Scottish Land Commission, on secondment from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). He was recognised for his outstanding contribution to the protection of the environment through these various roles, and as a founding member and Vice-Chair of Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group.
The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 2 November 2018 in recognition of Eve
Patrick McGrath received the award of Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding support of academic research through the donation of his literary papers to the University of Stirling archives.
Multi-award winning BBC journalist Mark Daly received the award of Doctor of the University, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to investigative journalism.
Our graduates speak about their favourite moments at the University of Stirling.
The Right Honourable Dame Anne McGuire, became a Doctor of the University, in recognition of her public service to the people of Stirling and to people with disabilities.