Honorary awards

Listed below are the names of:

  1. all honorary award recipients from 1952, and
  2. all recipients of the degree of Doctor of Laws ad eundem gradum conferred in lieu of honorary degrees between 1901 and 1951, before the University's legislation was amended to allow honorary degrees to be awarded.

1901, 1906, 1920, 1926, 1927, 1930, 1931, 1934, 1938, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and recipients by name.

1901

  • His Royal Highness the Duke of Cornwall & York, LLD ad eundem gradum

1906

  • Henry Stafford, Baron Northcote of Exeter, MA ad eundem gradum

1920

  • His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, LLD ad eundem gradum
  • William Biddell Birdwood, LLD ad eundem gradum

1926

  • Stanley Melbourne Bruce, LLD ad eundem gradum

1927

  • His Royal Highness the Duke of York, LLD ad eundem gradum, photo below, Hood Collection, State Library of New South Wales:
HRH the Duke of York

1930

  • William Lygon, Earl Beauchamp, LLD ad eundem gradum
  • John Lawrence Baird, Viscount Stonehaven, LLD ad eundem gradum

1931

  • Robert Baden-Powell of Gilwell, LLD ad eundem gradum

1934

  • His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, LLD ad eundem gradum, photo below, Hood Collection, State Library of New South Wales:
HRH the Duke of Gloucester

1938

  • Maria Ogilvie Gordon, LLD ad eundem gradum
  • William Morris, Viscount Nuffield, LLD ad eundem gradum, photo below, Hood Collection, State Library of New South Wales:
The Viscount Nuffield
  • Josiah Stamp, LLD ad eundem gradum

1952

  • Robert Stevenson Aitken, Hon DSc
  • Edward Victor Appleton, Hon DSc
  • John Joseph Cahill, Hon LLD
  • Douglas Cockcroft, Hon DSc
  • Herbert Vere Evatt, Hon DSc
  • Robert Randolph Garran, Hon LLD
  • Norman McAlister Gregg, Hon DSc
  • Robert James Heffron, Hon DLitt
  • Ernest Rudolph Holme, Hon DLitt
  • William Morris Hughes, Hon LLD
  • Essington Lewis, Hon DSc
  • Iven Giffard Mackay, Hon LLD
  • Douglas Mawson, Hon DSc
  • Martin McIlrath, Hon LLD
  • William John McKell, Hon LLD, Sydney Morning Herald photo below, copies held by the University of Sydney Archives:
William John McKell
  • Robert Gordon Menzies, Hon LLD
  • John Northcott, Hon DLitt
  • Earle Christmas Grafton Page, Hon DSc
  • George Edward Rich, Hon LLD
  • Kenneth Whistler Street, Hon LLD

1953

1954

  • Walter Gropius, Hon DSc
  • James Learmonth, Hon DSc
  • John Percival Vissing Madsen, Hon DSc
  • Charles Richard Morris, Hon DLitt

1955

  • Adolph Basser, Hon DSc
  • Louis Hopewell Bauer, Hon DSc
  • George Brereton Sadleir Falkiner, Hon DSc
  • John Alexander Ferguson, Hon DLitt
  • Norman Archibald MacRae MacKenzie, Hon LLD
  • George Whitecross Paton, Hon LLD
  • Stephen Henry Stackpole, Hon LLD

1956

  • Neil Hamilton Fairley, Hon DSc

1957

  • Edward George Bowen, Hon DSc
  • Vere Gordon Childe, Hon DLitt
  • Rt Hon. the Lord Morton of Henryton, Hon LLD
  • Richard Godfrey Christian Parry Okeden, Hon DSc

1959

  • Frank Debenham, Hon DSc
  • Thomas Griffith Taylor, Hon DLitt
  • Putra Al-Haj Tunku Abdul Rahman, Hon LLD
  • Eric Winslow Woodward, Hon DLitt
  • Wallace Charles Wurth, Hon LLD

1960

  • Theodosius Dobzhansky, Hon DSc
  • Robert Robinson, Hon DSc

1961

  • George Faunce Allman, Hon DLitt
  • Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Hon DSc
  • Cecil Howard Green, Hon DSc
  • Aubrey Halloran, Hon LLD
  • George Mackaness, Hon DSc
  • Robert Bowden Madgwick, Hon DLitt

1962

  • Isobel I Bennett, Hon MSc

1963

  • His Excellency the Rt Hon. Viscount De L’Isle, Hon LLD

1964

  • Cecil Edgar, Tilley Hon DSc

1965

  • Charles Bickerton Blackburn, Hon DLitt
  • Fred Schonell, Hon LLD
  • James Vernon, Hon DSc

1966

  • Leslie Harold Martin, Hon DLitt

1967

  • Arthur Roden Cutler, Hon LLD, photo below, University of Sydney Archives:
Arthur Roden Cutler

1968

  • Richard Gardiner Casey, Hon DSc
  • Herbert Cole Coombs, Hon LLD
  • James Alfred Perkins, Hon LLD
  • Stephen Henry Roberts, Hon DLitt, photo below, University of Sydney Archives:
Stephen Henry Roberts
  • Alexander Robertus Todd, Hon DLitt

1969

  • Walter Albert Selle, Hon LLD
  • Margaret Alison Telfer, Hon DLitt, photo below, University of Sydney Archives:
Margaret Telfer
  • Thomas Williams, Hon MEc

1970

  • John Cawte Beaglehole, Hon DLitt
  • Adolphus Peter Elkin, Hon DLitt
  • Max Rudolf Lemberg, Hon DSc
  • Lloyd Frederic Rees, Hon DLitt

1971

  • Edward Ford, Hon DLitt
  • Keith Valentine Leighton Kesteven, Hon DVSc
  • lan Murray Mackerras, Hon DSc
  • Rosina Tedeschi, Hon MA
  • Leslie Wilkinson, Hon DLitt

1972

  • Garfield Edward John Barwick, Hon LLD
  • John Grenfell Crawford, Hon DScEcon
  • Robert Reginald Downing, Hon LLD
  • Arthur Dale Trendall, Hon DLitt

1973

  • Eric Ashby, Hon DLitt
  • John Thomson Gunther, Hon MD
  • Stanley Lorin Larnach, Hon MSc
  • Percy Claude Spender, Hon LLD
  • Ronald Walker, Hon DScEcon

1974

  • James Johnston Auchmuty, Hon DLitt
  • Charles Findlay Bentley, Hon MA, photo below, University of Sydney Archives:
Charles Findlay Bentley
  • Lorimer Fenton Dods, Hon DSc

1975

  • William John Victor Windeyer, Hon LLD

1976

  • Derek Harold Richard Barton, Hon DSc
  • Arthur James Brook, Hon BA
  • Keith Edward Bullen, Hon DSc
  • Ivan Noel Dougherty, Hon LLD
  • Frederick John Lehany, Hon DSc
  • Judith Arundell Wright McKinney, Hon DLitt
  • Bernard Sugerman, Hon LLD

1977

  • Arthur John Birch, Hon DSc
  • John Warcup Cornforth, Hon DSc, photo below, University of Sydney Archives:
John Warcup Cornforth
  • Sidney Robert Nolan, Hon DLitt

1978

  • Andrew Delbridge Osborn, Hon DLitt, photo below, University of Sydney Archives:
Andrew Delbridge Osborn

1979

  • Kim Edward Beazley, Hon DLitt
  • Wilfred David Borrie, Hon DScEcon
  • lan Douglas Miller, Hon MD
  • William Matthew O’Neil, Hon DLitt
  • Irvine Armstrong Watson, Hon DScAgr
  • Brian Wellingham Windeyer, Hon MD

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1980

  • Wilbur Norman Christiansen, Hon DScEng
  • Zelman Cowen, Hon DLitt, photo below, University of Sydney Archives:
Zelman Cowen
  • Hector John Geddes, Hon DScAgr
  • Donald Richard Peart, Hon DMus
  • Leslie Galfreid Melville, Hon DScEcon

1981

  • Arthur Capell, Hon DLitt
  • Francis Stanislaus Flynn, Hon MD
  • James Harold Greenwood, Hon MEc
  • John Arthur Passmore, Hon DLitt
  • Julius Stone, Hon LLD
  • Edward Gough Whitlam, Hon DLitt
  • David Roy Vernon Wood, Hon MEc

1982

  • Alexander Craig Beattie, Hon LLD
  • Clifford Walter Emmens, Hon DVSc
  • Frank Walters Kitto, Hon LLD
  • Wilson Harold Maze, Hon DSc
  • Edward Togo Salmon, Hon DLitt
  • Bruce Rodda Williams, Hon DLitt, photo below, University of Sydney Archives:
Bruce Rodda Williams
  • Malcolm Benjamin Graham Christopher Williamson, Hon DMus

1983

  • Peter Orlebar Bishop, Hon MD
  • Keith Osborne Brown, Hon DEng
  • James Arthur Davidson, Hon DEng
  • Stanley Jack Marcus Goulston, Hon MD
  • Henry Harris, Hon MD
  • Herbert lan Priestley Hogbin, Hon DLitt
  • Geoffrey Lance McDonald, Hon MD
  • Peter Owen Miller, Hon DEng
  • Virginia Esther, Hon MVSc
  • James Anthony Rowland, Hon DEng

1984

  • Alexander Boden, Hon DSc
  • Robert Hanbury Brown, Hon DSc
  • Arthur Frederick Deer, Hon DScEcon
  • Rae Else-Mitchell, Hon DLitt
  • John Douglas Gordon, Hon MMus
  • Robert Hanbury-Brown, Hon DSc
  • Selwyn Graham Nelson, Hon MD
  • James Plimsoll, Hon DScEcon
  • John Seymour Proud, Hon DEng
  • Ninian Martin Stephen, Hon LLD
  • Laurence Whistler Street, Hon LLD
  • Joan Sutherland, Hon DMus, photo below, courtesy University Archives:
Joan Sutherland

1985: Honorary degrees and Honorary Fellows

  • Helen Elizabeth Archdale, Hon DLitt
  • Ruth Winifred Cracknell, Hon DLitt
  • David Parker Craig, Hon DSc
  • Elizabeth Andreas Evatt, Hon LLD
  • Arthur Thomas George, Hon Fellow
  • George Clifton Halliday, Hon Fellow
  • Raymond James Wood Le Fevre, Hon DSc
  • Margaret Mulvey, Hon MD
  • Rowan Nicks, Hon MD
  • Gustav Joseph Victor John Nossal, Hon DSc
  • Kathleen O’Neil, Hon Fellow
  • Jack William Roderick, Hon DEng
  • Edna Ryan, Hon DLitt
  • Kenneth Wilberforce Tribe, Hon Fellow
  • William Tyree, Hon Fellow
  • Grace Warren, Hon MD

1986

  • Robert Vernon Stuart Bain, Hon DVSc
  • Marjorie Faith Barnard, Hon DLitt
  • Joyce Black, Hon Fellow
  • Grace Johnston Cuthbert Browne, Hon MD
  • John Newbold Hazard, Hon LLD
  • Ronald Arthur Irish, Hon Fellow
  • Doreen Moira Langley, Hon Fellow
  • Daniel Keith Ludwig, Hon Fellow
  • Jacques Francis Albert Pierre Miller, Hon MD
  • Sheila Nicholas, Hon Fellow
  • Norma Alice Parker, Hon DLitt
  • Roland Herbert Thorp, Hon DSc

1987

  • Harry Babbage, Hon Fellow
  • Harrison Bryan, Hon DLitt, photo below, courtesy University of Sydney Library:
Harrison Bryan
  • Denison Campbell-Allen, Hon DEng
  • Henry Jacob Cowan, Hon DArch
  • Robert Crichton-Brown, Hon Fellow
  • Arthur John Dunston, Hon DLitt
  • Stefan Einhorn, Hon Fellow
  • Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Hon DMus
  • Raymond Kirby, Hon Fellow
  • Phyllis Margaret Rountree, Hon DSc
  • James Vincent, Hon DSc
  • Nancy Bird Walton, Hon MEng

1988

  • John H Andrews, Hon DArch
  • Volney G Bulteau, Hon MS
  • John L Carrick, Hon DLitt
  • Charles Manning Hope Clark, Hon DLitt
  • Roma Dulhunty, Hon Fellow
  • Lauris M Elms, Hon DMus
  • Chris Heyde, Hon DSc
  • Maurice R Joseph, Hon MD
  • Anthony F Mason, Hon LLD
  • Bruce Too’mba Mayes, Hon MD
  • Hugh G McCredie, Hon LLD
  • Olivier Messiaen, Hon DMus
  • Donald Metcalf, Hon DSc
  • Anthony Oxley, Hon Fellow
  • William D Refshauge, Hon MD
  • Alfred Gordon, Hon DDSc
  • Michael Sinclair, Hon Fellow
  • Nanette Waddy, Hon MD
  • Robyn Williams, Hon DSc
  • David Williamson, Hon DLitt
  • Kathleen Winning, Hon MD

1989

  • Hugh Collis Barry, Hon MD
  • Sir Hermann David Black, DUniv, photo below, University of Sydney Archives:
Sir Hermann Black
  • Neville D Chidgey, Hon Fellow
  • Graeme Milbourne Clark, Hon MD
  • (Alice) Madge Dawson, Hon MA
  • Gerald (Alfred) English, Hon DMus
  • (Thomas John) Noel Foley, DUniv
  • T G Hungerford, Hon Fellow
  • Leslie Charles Dunstan Kemp, Hon Fellow
  • Valda Lyle, Hon Fellow
  • Elwyn Augustus Lynn, Hon DLitt
  • Oliver Ormond Gerard MacDonagh, Hon DLitt
  • David Malin, Hon DSc
  • John Cochrane Moore, Hon LLD
  • Alice M Moyle, Hon DMus
  • Eric James Neal, Hon DEng
  • Haruo Nishihara, DUniv
  • Robert Turner McIntosh Rose, Hon Fellow
  • Thomas William Waddell, Hon LLD

1990

  • Adrien Albert, Hon DSc
  • Nigel Hubert Bowen, Hon LLD
  • Kenneth John Cable, Hon DLitt
  • Ivan Cher, Hon Fellow
  • Neville Collis-George, Hon DScAg
  • William Patrick Deane, Hon LLD
  • Wen Zhong Hu, Hon DLitt
  • Richard Norman Johnson, Hon DArch
  • Jacqueline Kott, Hon Fellow
  • John Landerer, Hon Fellow
  • Mary Sylvester McLelland, Hon DSW, photo below, University Archives:
Mary Sylvester McLelland
  • Gabriel Stephen Nagy, Hon MD
  • Alan McLeod Sargeson, Hon DSc
  • Harry Danvers David Tyer, Hon MS
  • John Manning Ward, DUniv
  • Arthur Farquhar Webster, Hon DVSc
  • David Glyndwr Tudor Williams, Hon LLD
  • Raymond Reginald Williams, Hon Fellow

1991

  • Charles Ruthven Bickerton Blackburn, Hon MD
  • Lydia Bushell, Hon MA
  • Alexander Cambitoglou, DUniv
  • Lester Gerard Cashen, Hon MPhil
  • Stuart Challender, Hon DMus
  • Alan Allman Gamble, Hon MA
  • Harry Christian Giese, Hon Fellow
  • John George Mackinolty, Hon Fellow
  • Bruce Edgar Mansfield, Hon DLitt
  • Thomas Smith Reeve, Hon MD
  • Barbara Selby, Hon Fellow, photo below, with the kind permission of Mrs Alison Rosenberg:
Barbara Selby
  • David Mayer Selby, DUniv, photo below, with the kind permission of Mrs Alison Rosenberg:
David Selby
  • Marie Sim, Hon MA
  • Victor Julius Techritz, Hon Fellow
  • Ian Roger Vanderfield, Hon Fellow
  • Jack Whittemore, Hon MBdgSc
  • Warwick Wilkinson, Hon MPharm
  • David Wilson, Hon DLitt

1992

  • John Leslie Allsop, Hon MD
  • Beatrice Deloitte Davis, Hon DLitt
  • William Montague Charles Gummow, Hon LLD
  • Betty Dorothy Johnson, Hon MIR
  • Patricia Mary Lahy, Hon DLitt
  • Patricia Mary Lance, Hon MAppSc
  • John Archibald Landels, Hon DEng
  • James Joseph Macken, Hon LLD
  • Harry Messel, Hon DSc
  • Brian Patrick Morgan, Hon MS
  • Oliver Richter, Hon Fellow
  • Josephine Frances Rogers, Hon MNutrDiet
  • Mary Shanahan, Hon MPhil
  • Peter Sinclair, DUniv
  • Val Street, Hon MEd

1993

  • Amyand David Buckingham, Hon DSc
  • Keith Oliver Campbell, Hon DScAgr, photo below, University Archives:
Keith Oliver Campbell
  • Albert Coulston Evans, Hon DScEcon
  • Barry Peter Flanagan, Hon DEng
  • Joan Maie Freeman, Hon DSc
  • Richard Spencer Butler Gye, Hon MD
  • John Hammond, Hon Fellow
  • John Basil Hennessy, Hon DLitt
  • Robert Marsden Hope, Hon LLD
  • Ann Margaret Macintosh, Hon Fellow
  • Geoffrey McCorquodale, Hon Fellow
  • Gerald White Milton, Hon MD
  • Peter Nicholson, Hon DEng
  • Bruce Reid, Hon DScEcon
  • Verna Eileen Rice, Hon MN
  • Rodney Phillip Shearman, Hon MD
  • William Vines, Hon DScEcon
  • Gung Wu Wang, Hon DLitt
  • Iannis Xenakis, Hon DMus

1994

  • Tristan Antico, AC, Hon Fellow
  • Marie Bentivoglio, Hon DSc
  • Allan Disney, Hon MDesSc
  • Keith Lynden Jennings, DUniv
  • M M Killingback, Hon MS
  • Mah Weng Kwai, Hon Fellow
  • Sidney Londish, Hon Fellow
  • Clifton Murray Maxwell, Hon Fellow
  • Murray Theodore Pheils, Hon MD
  • Edwin E Salpeter, Hon DSc
  • Gordon Jacob Samuels, Hon LLD
  • Thomas J Savige, Hon MScAgr
  • Helen Selle, Hon Fellow
  • Laurence Elwyn Short, Hon DScEcon
  • Keith Val Sinclair, Hon DLitt
  • George Hermon Slade, Hon Fellow
  • Michael Gleeson Taylor, DUniv, photo below, courtesy of ZOOM Productions:
Michael Taylor
  • Barry Tuckwell, Hon DMus
  • David Roy Vernon Wood, Hon DLitt

1995

1996

  • Douglas Kevin Baird, Hon MS
  • John Anthony Bell, Hon DLitt
  • Rex Milton Butterfield, Hon DSc
  • Harold Burnell Carter, Hon DVSc
  • John Cecil Dauth, Hon Fellow
  • Rosemary Dobson, Hon DLitt
  • Susan Evelyn Dorsch, DUniv
  • Thomas John Forgan, Hon DEng
  • Chye Keat Goh, Hon Fellow
  • John Douglas Kelly, Hon DVSc
  • Kim Dae-Jung, Hon LLD
  • Michael Donald Kirby, Hon LLD
  • Lin Cheng Ton, Hon Fellow
  • Margaret Mary McGovern, Hon DSW
  • Arvo Pärt, Hon DMus
  • Vladimir Edorovich Pavlov, Hon Fellow
  • Thiagarajah Sri Ramanathan, Hon Fellow
  • Kevin Alan Shorten, Hon MA
  • Leo Edward Tutt, Hon Fellow
  • William Charles Wentworth IV, DUniv
  • Mack Geoffrey Williams, Hon Fellow
  • Roger Robert Woodward, Hon DMus

1997

  • John Douglas Anthony, DUniv
  • David James Asimus, Hon DAgrEc
  • Esmond Ross Brown, Hon MPharm
  • Harold George Cogger, Hon DSc
  • Victor Warren Fazio, Hon MS
  • Robert William Gee, Hon DVetSc
  • David Campbell Glenn, Hon MS
  • Ernest Newbrun, Hon DDSc
  • Rikki O’Neill, Hon Fellow
  • James Patrick Quirk, Hon DScAgr
  • Ian Alastair Ramage, Hon MEc
  • Bernard William Smith, Hon DLitt
  • Phillip Noel Hartley Smith, Hon DEng
  • Dulcie Stretton, Hon MA
  • James David Wolfensohn, Hon DScEc, photo below, courtesy University Media Office:
James Wolfensohn
  • John Samuel Yu, Hon MD

1998

  • Kenneth Robert Bickle, Hon MPharm
  • Margaret Sneddon Bickle, Hon MPharm
  • Frank Clements Crofts, Hon DScAgr
  • William Kenneth Fisher, Hon DScEcon
  • Christopher Charles Heyde, Hon DSc
  • David Willis Johnson, Hon DScEcon
  • Keith Jones, Hon MA
  • Paul Christopher Kelly, Hon MAppSc(Physiotherapy)
  • David Malouf, Hon DLitt
  • Fidel Valdez Ramos, Hon LLD
  • Muhammad Yunus, Hon DScEcon

1999

Ross Parsons

2000

  • Louis Charles Birch, Hon DSc
  • Donald Vernon Burrows, Hon DMus
  • David Stuart Clarke, Hon DScEcon
  • Brian John Keith Cohen, Hon Fellow
  • Peter Malcolm Colman, Hon DSc
  • William Fraser Connell, Hon DLittEd
  • Suzanne Cory, Hon DSc
  • Daisaku Ikeda, Hon DLitt
  • Peter Douglas Jones, Hon Fellow
  • Nelson Mandela, Hon LLD, photo below, courtesy University of Sydney:
Nelson Mandela

2001

2002

  • Robert Otto Albert, Hon Fellow
  • Peter Deane Barnard, Hon Fellow
  • Marie Roslyn Bashir, Hon MD, photo below, courtesy of ZOOM Productions:
Professor Marie Bashir
  • Enid Mona Campbell, Hon LLD
  • Donald Graham Hill, Hon LLD
  • Ian George Hudson, Hon Fellow
  • Dennis Leslie Mahoney, Hon LLD
  • William James Peacock, Hon DScAgr
  • Colin Power, Hon DLitt
  • David Malcolm Rowe, Hon MDesSc(Building Services)
  • Thomas Uren, Hon DScArch
  • Giancarlo Elia Valori Hon DScEcon
  • Arthur Charles Webster, Hon Fellow

2003

Romaldo Giurgola

2004

  • Bruce Beaver, Hon DLitt
  • Marsden C Hordern, Hon DLitt
  • Ian John Macfarlane, Hon DScEcon
  • Noel Desmond Martin, Hon Fellow
  • Glenn Marcus Murcutt, Hon DScArch
  • Lyndel Vivien Prott, Hon LLD, photo below, courtesy Faculty of Law:
Lyndel Prott

2005

  • Phillip Adams, Hon DLitt
  • Raymond Apple, Hon Fellow
  • Robyn Archer, Hon DLitt
  • Bryan Alan Beaumont, Hon LLD
  • Peter Irving Burrows, Hon Fellow
  • Edmund Campion, Hon DLitt
  • Germaine Greer, Hon DLitt
  • Elinor Catherine Hamlin, Hon MD
  • Donald Richmond Horne, Hon DLitt
  • Renata Ruzzene Kaldor, Hon Fellow
  • Daphne Ann Kok, Hon Fellow
  • Jimmy Little, Hon DMus
  • Richard Cawley Madden, Hon DSc
  • Keith Mason, Hon LLD
  • Frank Harland Mills, Hon MD
  • Peter Joshua Sculthorpe, Hon DMus, photo below, courtesy University of Sydney Publications:
Peter Sculthorpe

2006

Daniel Lunney

2007

  • William Robert (Jim) Allen, Hon DVisArts
  • Gillian Beattie, Hon DSc
  • John Michael Bennett, Hon DLitt
  • David Fraqncis Branagan, Hon DSc
  • Lyn Bronger, Hon Fellow
  • Geraldine Brooks, Hon DLitt, photo below, Memento Photography:
Geraldine Brooks

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