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Marilyn Waring recognised for feminism research

30 Nov 2011

Professor Marilyn Waring, a professor in the InstituteMarilyn Waring honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University. of Public Policy, accepted an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from Glasgow Caledonian University for her “outstanding international contribution towards the understanding of feminism and female human rights”.  

Professor Waring says that being recognised for herresearch into feminism was a huge achievement for her.

"I am very honoured and especially pleased that the award is for research in Feminism and Female Human Rights even though the nomination came from the Business School." 

She was officially awarded the honorary degree at a Graduation and Awards Ceremony at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in late November in front of an estimated crowd of 2000 people.

This is the first Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters for Professor Waring who, among numerous other awards and affiliations, was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to women and economics in the 2008 New Years Honours List. 
Last updated: 30 Nov 2011 4:30pm

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