Annamarie Phelps drops by

British Rowing Chairman Annamarie Phelps swung by the clubhouse last weekend on her way to collect an honorary degree from the University of York.

The University of York grants the honorary degree of Doctor of the University honoris causa on individuals who have made outstanding contributions to society.

Other recipients included:

BAFTA-winning screenwriter, executive producer and director Sally Wainwright;
Dr Alison Birkinshaw, Chief Executive and Principal of York College;
Economist Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta;
Professor Dame Hazel Genn, a leading authority on civil justice;
Professor Dame Anne Glover, Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Aberdeen;
Archaeologist and Time Team regular Dr Francis Pryor.

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