BANGOR University has announced its list of “notable” individuals who are to receive honorary fellowships.

The university awards the honour to people who have connections with the university or with Wales, to mark their outstanding contribution in their chosen fields.

The awards will be made during the university’s graduation week, from July 16-20.

Vice chancellor Prof John G Hughes said: “We are honouring notable individuals who have made significant contributions.”

The recipients are: Ann Catrin Evans, sculptor and jeweller, services to art; the Rev Dr Alwyn Roberts, former Pro Vice-Chancellor involved with the university for more than 50 years, for services to the university; alumnus, engineer and entrepreneur Howard M Clarke, chairman of Morgan Innovation and Technology, for services to electronic engineering; Llio Rhydderch, exponent of the Welsh triple harp, for services to music; Lord David Lloyd-Jones, judge and legal scholar, recently appointed as Justice of the Supreme Court, for services to law; Dr Philip Trathan, head of conservation, British Antarctic Survey, for services to conservation; Prof Julie Williams, leading figure in field of Alzheimer’s research and recently Chief Scientific Officer for Wales, for services to science; Prof Robin Grove-White, chair of the university’s Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates, for services to the community; Stavros Ioannou, alumnus and deputy CEO of Eurobank, for services to banking; Dr Margaret Wood, co-author of the first full geology of Anglesey, for services to geology.