The Duchess of Rothesay, Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen, today visited the University and presided over the installation of Principal Professor George Boyne as Vice-Chancellor.
Her Royal Highness also presented an Honorary Degree to Edward Stevenson, who worked in the University’s biomedical physics department for 42 years and supported the pioneering team that created the world’s first clinical MRI scanner. The retired technician was awarded an MBE in 2010 for his services to healthcare and charity.
After the ceremony, Her Royal Highness visited the University’s School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition in her role as President of the National Osteoporosis Society and Patron of Versus Arthritis. The Duchess met researchers working in arthritis and musculoskeletal health, breast cancer and women’s health.