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Tickets still available for Clive Anderson lecture

10 Oct 2012

The former barrister and TV personality will discuss cameras in court

Clive Anderson

Staff are invited to apply for tickets to this year’s Foundation Lecture, at University Place on Wednesday 24 October.

Clive Anderson will be giving the lecture, entitled “Is it time to have TV cameras in court?”

Tickets are no longer available for the Honorary Degree ceremony, which this year sees degrees being conferred upon:

  • Sir Fazle Hasan Abed – Founder and Chairperson of BRAC, a development organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty
  • Sir Philip Craven – President of the International Paralympic AssociationProfessor Peter Higgs – physicist after whom the Higgs boson is named – the most sought after particle in modern physics
  • Mick Hucknall – singer songwriter and former lead singer of Simply Red
  • Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw – mathematician and politician, former employee of our University and Lord Mayor of Manchester (1975-76)
  • John Timpson – businessman and owner of the Timpson retail business

The event starts with a drinks reception at 4pm, with the lecture from 4.30pm to 5.45pm.

If you are interested in attending the lecture, please request a ticket by emailing

As there are a limited number of tickets available, they will be allocated on a first come first served basis. If your application has been successful, you will be informed as soon as possible.