Honorary Degree awarded to Jane Goodall

July 2019

Darwin College is very pleased to announce that the Governing Body has elected Jane Goodall DBE PhD (Hon) ScD to an Honorary Fellowship.  Her long study of chimpanzees in Tanzania revealed their social structures and use of tools.  The founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, a global wildlife and environment conservation organisation and the Roots and Shoots global youth programme, she is the Scientific Director of the Gombe Wildlife Research Institute in Tanzania, a United Nations Messenger of Peace and the recipient of many awards including the Kyoto Prize. Dr Goodall was awarded an Honorary Degree from the University of Cambridge in June 2019.  The Orator delivered these speeches when presenting the recipients to the Chancellor.

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