Former Chair of the University’s Court, Hazel Brooke MBE was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science.
Hazel chaired the University’s governing body from February 2015 until February 2018 and had served throughout the previous six years as a Court governor and as its Vice-Chair.
She has a wealth of experience in corporate governance, having held executive and non-executive positions in the public sector. She was a member of staff at Glasgow University in the Department of Child Health, as coordinator of Yorkhill Cot Death Unit, and latterly as Executive Director of the Scottish Cot Death Trust.
Hazel has also chaired SIDS International, the worldwide federation of lay organisations involved in all aspects of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Her particular interests are epidemiological research and international collaboration and she is a published researcher.